The first prasad from the grand Bhoomi Pujan ceremony of the Ram Janmabhoomi temple in Ayodhya, has been given to a Dalit family.
The family is Mahabir’s, and they were given prasad along with a copy of Shri Ramcharitmanas and a Tulsi mala. It was only after that the distribution of the prasad for others began in Ayodhya.
Mahabir is the same person whose accommodation under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana was visited by Uttar Pradesh (UP) Chief Minister (CM) Yogi Adityanath where he even shared a meal during the Lok Sabha election campaign.
The bhoomi pujan was performed on Wednesday (5 August) by Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi. Apart from the Prime Minister, Adityanath, UP Governor Anandiben Patel and Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat were also present.
The entire Ram Janmabhoomi complex was cleaned on Thursday. The construction of the temple will begin from Saturday.
(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)
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