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Ayodhya News Today: Ram Lalla Idol Changed to Temporary Structure to Allow Temple Construction | India News


AYODHYA: The Ram Lalla idol here was transferred to a new temporary location early Wednesday morning in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Prime Minister Yogi Adityanath, clearing the site to allow the construction of a Ram temple.

The Ram Lalla idol was placed on a 9.5kg silver throne in the new structure where the idol would remain until the construction of the Ram temple is completed on site, assigned by the Supreme Court in a landmark verdict in November .

After placing the idol, the Prime Minister offered special prayers in the presence of Trust Secretary Ram Mandir, Champat Rai.

Adityanath in his personal capacity also donated Rs 11 lakh for the construction of the Ram temple.

The local administration did not allow people to gather on the occasion, as a blockade was imposed across the country to control the spread of the coronavirus.

Some high-level leaders from RSS and VHP were present at the occasion.

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