PM Modi Likely To Launch Postal Stamps On Ram Mandir, Ramayana During Bhoomi Pujan In Ayodhya
PM Modi Likely To Launch Postal Stamps On Ram Mandir, Ramayana During Bhoomi Pujan In AyodhyaPM Narendra Modi with UP CM Yogi Adityanath (@PMOIndia/Twitter)

Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi is likely to launch two postal stamps -- one on a symbolic model of the Ram temple and another on the Ramayana -- when he visits Ayodhya on 5 August to attend the bhoomi pujan to begin the construction of the Ram Mandir.

Director of Ayodhya Research Institute Y P Singh said if everything went as planned, the stamps would be released on the bhoomi pujan day, as per this report by the Indian Express.

"If things go as planned, then postal stamps will also be launched on August 5. One of these stamps is likely to be on a symbolic model of Ram Temple and another on scenes depicting the significance of Ram in other countries," he was quoted as saying.

The bhoomi pujan is likely to be attended by several other political and religious leaders including Uttar Pradesh (UP) Chief Minister (CM) Yogi Adityanath, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders L K Advani, M M Joshi, Uma Bharti, and Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat among others.

Security arrangements have also been beefed up in Ayodhya after central intelligence agencies alerted the state police about possible attempts by terror groups to disrupt and sabotage the bhoomi pujan ceremony.

Details of intel note shared with the state government say that an attempt is likely to be made by Pakistan's ISI backed terror organisation to carry out an attack on August 5. The ISI has ordered top leadership of Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-i-Mohammed to launch an attack.

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