Ayodhya: The Construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya could begin on August 3rd or August 5th, when the Prime Minister Modi accepts the invitation and lay the foundation stone. The invitation was sent by Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Tirth Kshetra Trust. A trust official said on saturday.
“We have suggested two auspicious dates August 3rd and August 5th for the prime minister’s visit based on calculations of movements of stars and planets,” Mahant Kamal Nayan Das, the spokesperson of Ram Mandir Trust president Nritya Gopal Das was quoted as saying by news agency PTI.
The another Trust Official told that we have sent 2 dates to PM Narendra Modi and asked him to choose 1 date. “We have sent to the Prime Minister two dates to choose from either 3rd August or 5th August as the date to lay down the foundation of the Ram Temple. The construction will begin on the date he deems fit,” ANI quoted Kameshwar Chaupal of the Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust as saying.
It is announced that the soil testing has began in Ayodhya were the construction is to begin.
“Larsen & Toubro is collecting samples for soil testing. Drawings of the temple’s foundation will be made on the basis of the strength of soil 60 m below. Work to lay down the foundation will begin on the basis of the drawing,” news agency ANI quoted Champat Rai, General Secretary.
“Today it was decided that bricks will be provided by Sompura Marbles bricks. Larsen & Toubro will carry out their work and the work related to bricks will be carried out by Sompura Marbles. Together, they’ll build a grand temple,” Rai was quoted as saying by the agency.
To raise the money for the construction of Ram Mandir, the trust was planning to reach 10 crore families across 4 lakh localities in the country but after the Rainy season get’s over.
The date of the ‘bhoomi poojan’ was delayed due the Coronavirus Pandemic.