Ram Temple will be a symbol of modern India based on Ramrajya: President Ram Nath Kovind
New Delhi : President Ram Nath Kovind extended his greeting to the nation soon after the Bhoomi Pujan ceremony for Ram Temple concluded in Ayodhya.
He said, "Felicitations to all for the foundation laying of Ram Temple in Ayodhya. Being built in tune with law, it defines India’s spirit of social harmony and people’s zeal. It will be a testimony to ideals of RamRajya and a symbol of modern India."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Ayodhya on Wednesday morning and performed the Bhoomi Pujan for Ram Temple.
All the VVIP guests including PM Modi sat around the havan fire maintaining social distancing norms while wearing masks, in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
As per ritual of Yagya and scheduled time, the priest chanted mantras and performed the ceremony.
Besides, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Governor Anandiben Patel and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Chief Mohan Bhagwat among several others were present at the site for the ceremony.