Ram Janmabhoomi Ayodhya news: Ayodhya donned new look to start a new chapter in its long history. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today performed the Bhumi Pujan ritual at the temple site in Ayodhya and also attended stage event in Ayodhya, the city associated with lord Rama. He earlier visited famous Hanuman Garhi temple. The name Ayodhya in Sanskrit means unconquerable, and is also known as Saket in Puranic literature. Today, the city hopes to conquer its past and begin a new journey. The Ram Janmabhumi Mandir Bhoomi Pujan ceremony for the Ram Temple in Ayodhya started at around 12.15 pm. PM Narendra Modi led the function with state’s chief minister Yogi Adityanath. The Ram Mandir Bhumi Pujan ceremony was aired live on the national broadcaster Doordarshan.
Many leaders from the BJP, RSS and VHP were invited for the event. Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel, Ram Janmabhoomi Trust president Mahant Nritya Gopal Das and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat also attended the religious ceremony. Veteran BJP leaders LK Advani and Murali Manohar Joshi were invited as well.