A stone from Sri Lanka's Sita Eliya Temple will also be used in the construction of Ayodhya Ram Temple. Sita Eliya has been identified as the same place where Goddess Sita was held captive after Ravana abducted her from Indian land. Reportedly, the stone will be brought to India by Sri Lankan High Commissioner to India Milinda Moragoda. Meanwhile, the construction of Ram Temple has begun with a target of achieving completion by 2023 end.
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Aiming to extend the Ram Temple complex area, the Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra on March 4 purchased additional 7,285-square feet land near the allotted land in Ayodhya. "We need more space for the Ram temple," said a trustee adding that the trust has paid Rs one crore to acquire the land near Asharfi Bhawan. The trust has planned to expand the current 70-acre premises to a 107-acre complex by acquiring an additional 14,30,195-sq feet land… read-more
The mass donation drive for Ayodhya's Ram Temple was concluded on February 28, collecting approximately Rs 2,100 crore. Started by the Vishva Hindu Parishad on Makar Sakranti in January, the 45-day-long nationwide drive was reportedly the biggest fundraising campaign of the world. With over four million volunteers, one million teams participated in the door-to-door fund collection campaign, collecting donations from the President to commoners… read-more
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After a rally to raise funds for Ayodhya's Ram temple turned violent near Gujarat's Kutch, prohibitory orders were issued imposing a curfew-like situation under Section 144 of the IPC. Reportedly, the rally organized by Vishwa Hindu Parishad on January 17 was attacked by another mob during the rath yatra against altercation over fund collection. However, detaining some people, Kutch range IGP JR Mothaliya stated that the condition was under… read-more
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Suresh ‘Bhaiyyaji’ Joshi, general secretary of the RSS, on January 14 launched a drive in J&K to collect funds for Ayodhya's Ram Mandir construction. Reaching out to the people and asking for their active participation, Joshi said that the drive also aims to connect with the people and society. The drive started as a part of the RSS’ nationwide campaign to collect funds for the temple's construction will continue till February 27.
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To raise capitals for Ayodhya Ram Temple, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has decided to undergo a nation-wide public funding campaign from January 15 till February 27. Titled as Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir Nidhi Samarpan Abhiyan, the campaign will initially target around 24 lakh families of Uttarakhand. While questioned of approaching other communities for funds, a VHP official said that they accept funds with respect, if they wish… read-more
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Concluding a two-day meeting, the 'Shree Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust' on December 8 hinted that the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya might begin on January 15, 2021. The meeting held by the trust members also included construction-experts from IIT Roorkee, IIT Madras, L&T, and Tata Consulting Engineers Limited. One of the trustees said that CM Yogi Adityanath wanted the premises to be developed to resemble a Vedic city.
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The Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust who manages the Ram Temple at Ayodhya informed that the temple would be the best example of an eco-friendly tourist spot. The trust has received over 450 proposals from architects, engineers, and Vaastu experts on its website regarding its plan and layout. Moreover, a committee has been set-up to select the best plans. Reportedly, the temple will… read-more
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Addressing the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's most-lauded annual event 'Vijayadashmi Utsav', Mohan Bhagwat said "opportunist groups" are trying to revive anti-CAA protests. The "opportunists" are continuing to mislead Muslims and incite organized violence in the name of protests, he added. The RSS-chief further mentioned some major incidents of the year, including revocation of Article 370 and ground-breaking ceremony of Ram-Temple.… read-more
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