'Bhoomi Pujan' For Ayodhya Ramjanmabhumi Temple On August 3 Or August 5Bricks with Shri Ram written on them in Ayodhya. (Representative Image) (Burhaan Kinu/Hindustan Times via GettyImages)

Shri Ramjanmabhoomi Tirtha Kshetra Trust has proposed to perform ‘bhoomi pujan’ for the Ram temple either on August 3 or August 5 and has intimated the decision to the Prime Minister’s Office, according to Kameshwar Chaupal, a member of the trust.

Eleven trustees and Ram Mandir Construction Committee chairman Nripendra Mishra were present at the meeting. Four members attended the meeting through video link, said trust general secretary Champat Rai.

The decision on the depth of foundation would be taken only after receipt of report of the soil strength test conducted at the site, he said. Samples have also been taken from 60-meter depth by Larsen & Toubro, which is working on the project.

On the completion of the temple, he said the time would be calculated after all the primary work was done.

The Shri Ramjanmabhoomi Tirtha Kshetra Trust was formed by the government of India earlier this year under the instructions of an all-powerful five judge bench of the Supreme Court of India which included the then chief justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi and also the incumbent CJI Sharad Arvind Bobde.

(With IANS inputs)

An Appeal...

Dear Reader,

As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.

Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.

We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.

Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.

Become A Patron
Become A Subscriber
Advertisement