Modi performs ‘bhoomipujan’ for Ram Temple at Ayodhya

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AYODHYA (Uttar Pradesh): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took part in the ‘bhoomipujan’ at Ram Janambhoomi site here on Wednesday. All in attendance sat around the havan fire maintaining social distancing norms while wearing masks, in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
The priests chanted vedic mantras and hymns as per the rituals of the ‘yagya’. 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.
Earlier today, PM Modi planted a ‘parijat’ sapling in the temple premises, considered a divine plant, ahead of the foundation stone-laying of Ram Temple. Modi arrived at Ram Janmabhoomi site after offering prayers at the Hanuman Garhi Temple in Ayodhya.
The Prime Minister is also scheduled to unveil a plaque to mark the occasion and also release a commemorative postage stamp on ‘Shree Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir’.

AYODHIA (Uttar Pradesh): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat take part in ‘Bhoomi Pujan’ for Ram Temple, at Ram Janmabhoomi site in Ayodhya on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

Amid Vedic mantra chanting and sounds of conch-shells, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday arrived at Ram Janmabhoomi to perform ‘pooja’ of ‘Bhagwan Shri RamlallaVirajman’. The Prime Minister performed ‘sashtangpranam’ (obeisances) in front of the Ramlalla idol in the temple premises.
He was received by dignitaries including Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at the Ram Janmabhoomi. Subsequently, he performed ‘puja’ and ‘arti’ of Shri Ramlalla. He also undertook a ‘parikrama’ of Shri Ramlalla idol and offered prayers.
Modi also planted a ‘Parijaat’ sapling in the temple premises. Earlier, Prime Minister Modi had offered prayers at the Hanumangarhi Temple in Ayodhya. He unveil a plaque to mark the occasion and also release a commemorative postage stamp on ‘Shree Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir’. (ANI)