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’.
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)