1. Yogi Adityanath’s big Diwali celebration in Ayodhya Live Updates: UP CM performs aarti on the banks of Saryu river

Yogi Adityanath’s big Diwali celebration in Ayodhya Live Updates: UP CM performs aarti on the banks of Saryu river

Ayodhya Diwali Deepotsav Live Updates: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today said real meaning of Ram Rajya is home for all, power, LPG in every household.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: October 18, 2017 8:11 PM
There is no discrimination here as this is a Ram Rajya. Only Ravan Rajya can discriminate on the basis of caste or background: UP CM (ANI)

Ayodhya Diwali Deepotsav Live Updates: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today said real meaning of Ram Rajya is home for all, power, LPG in every household. Hitting out at the opposition, Yogi said, “If I come to Ayodhya, they will question that. If I don’t come to Ayodhya, they will say I am scared of coming here. The UP CM on his Ayodhya visit today to celebrate the first of its kind Deepotsav in temple town Ayodhya. The state government has made elaborate preparations for the day which celebrates the return of Lord Ram, his consort Sita and brother Lakshman after defeating demon king Ravana in epic Ramayana. On the day, as many as one lakh and seventy-one thousand earthen lamps will glow on the banks of river Saryu. The Uttar Pradesh government aims to create a world record today. The celebratory atmosphere witnessed in Ayodhya on Lord Rama’s return along with wife Sita and brother Lakshman, after victory over Ravana narrated in the epic Ramayana, will be created.

“Deepotsav” will be organised on the ‘Ram Ki Paidi’ where 1.71 lakh earthen lamps will be lit. All prominent buildings and ghats of the temple town will be illuminated to attract tourists. Awasthi said the objective of the entire programme will be to promote Ayodhya, the birthplace of Lord Rama, as a tourist destination.

Here are all the Live Updates from first Deepotsav in Ayodhya:

8:00 pm: Watch the video here

7:24 pm:

(ANI)

7: 20 pm: UP CM Yogi Adityanath performs aarti on the banks of Saryu river in Ayodhya; UP Governor Ram Naik also present.

6:43 pm: Watch video here

6:20 pm: Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya said, “Those opposed to Lord Ram cannot stop us from developing Ayodhya, ” as per First Post.

6:14 pm: Banks of river Saryu lit up with lights & earthen lamps as part of Diwali celebrations.

(ANI)

6:11 pm: Governor Ram Naik says “In my opinion, this is a historic day. There is Uttar Pradesh government and there is Centre. There is Ganga and there is Yamuna. When these two met, this event could take place,” as per First Post.

6:05 pm: UP CM says real meaning of Ram Rajya is home for all, power, LPG in every household

6:00 pm: Only Ravan Rajya can discriminate on the basis of caste or background.

5:59 pm:  There is no discrimination here, as this is a Ram Rajya: CM Yogi

5:56 pm: We are ready to electrify Ayodhya 24×7: CM Yogi.

5:54 pm:  Hitting out at the opposition, Yogi said, “If I come to Ayodhya, they will question that. If I don’t come to Ayodhya, they will say I am scared of coming here.”

5:53 pm: Center sanctioned Rs 133 crores for Ayodhya: Yogi.

5:51 pm: Citing the example of the people of Indonesia, Yogi says they also worship Lord Ram.

5:49 pm: Yogi attacks opposition. “Whatever we do they will have problem, ” he says.

5:47 pm: People of Thailand say we are the children of Ram: CM Yogi

5: 46 pm: We will take UP towards the path of development: CM Yogi

5: 45 pm: Ayodhya has been infamous for quite a long time. I want Ayodhya to get its earlier good image back: CM Yogi

5: 44 pm: Development must reach the poorest of the poor: CM Yogi

5:43 pm: Yogi pitches for development.

5:42 pm: People must know the importance of Ayodhya, therefore we will make UP a tourist hub: CM Yogi.

5:41 pm: Ramrajya means people must have home, toilets etc: CM Yogi.

5:40 pm Ayodhya has given a lot to the humanity: CM Yogi

5:39 pm: Ayodhya will be the starting of this process: CM Yogi

5:37 We will work for the beautification of Ayodhya and entire UP: CM Yogi

5: 35 pm: I thank all the people for the success of the mega Diwali fest in Ayodhya: CM Yogi

5: 32 pm Under the leadership PM Modi the country is growing stronger: CM Yogi

5: 30 pm: CM Yogi Adityanath wishes Happy Diwali to the people.

5: 20 pm: CM Yogi Adityanath addresses the people in Ayodhya.

 

5:15 pm: Watch the picture

(ANI)

5:00 pm: UP Governor Ram Naik and CM Yogi Adityanath distribute allotment letters to the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in Ayodhya.

4:50 pm: “We must be proud of our religious and cultural centres. My visit to Ayodhya is part of our effort to develop these religious places so that we meet international standards in terms of providing facilities to tourist,” Yogi was quoted as saying by CNN New 18.

4.45 PM: There are over 8000 temples in Ayodhya.

4.38 PM: Lord Ram returned to Ayodhya after 14 years of exile. BJP government in the state led by Yogi Adityanath also returned to power after 14 years.

4.34 PM: A heritage walk, a ‘yatra’ reminiscing the return of Lord Ram to Ayodhya, was organised during the day. CM will today also launch several programmes for Ayodhya.

4.30 pm: WATCH | Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath arrives in Ayodhya to take part in Diwali celebrations. Governor Ram Naik also present

4.23 PM: A Ramlila will is being staged by artistes from Indonesia and Thailand.

4. 18 PM: A chopper decorated as the mythological ‘Pushpak Viman’, descends on Ram Katha Park with artistes decked up to resemble Lord Ram, Sita and Laxman.

4.15 pm: A 22-minute laser show with special sound effects on Ramayana will be the major attraction during the mega event at Ram Katha Park, Awasthi said.

  1. india nesan
    Oct 18, 2017 at 8:44 pm
    True during Ram Rajya, there was NO POVERTY NO BENAMIS NO CORRUPTION NO BLACK MONEY .. there is NOTHING WRONG IN GETTING INSPIRED OR TAKING CUE FROM history.. PROVIDED THE GOVT OF THE DAY IS ABLE TO TAKE STRINGENT MEASURES TO ROOT OUT ALL BOTTLENECKS IN ACHIEVING THESE OBJECTIVES
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