Ayodhya’s grand Ram Mandir inauguration Live Blog

Ayodhya's grand Ram Mandir inauguration. Photo courtesy: Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra

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IBNS-CMEDIA: The countdown to the inaugural ceremony of the grand Ram Temple in Ayodhya has begun as countrymen wait to witness the historic consecration or ‘pran pratistha’ ritual of Ram Lalla following the end of a 70-year-long court battle. The Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust will install the Ram Lalla idol at the sanctum-sanctorum of the temple at noon on Jan 22, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi headlining the event in the presence of hundreds of Hindu seers. The landmark event will be attended by 10,000 special guests including 100 international dignitaries.

guests including 100 international dignitaries.

LIVE Updates 

Security beefed up in Ayodhya for inauguration of Ram Temple tomorrow

21 Jan 2024, 07:34 pm

The temple town of Ayodhya has been turned into a fortress as tight security arrangements have been made ahead of the consecration ceremony to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a host of dignitaries on Monday.

Official sources said that in order to maintain foolproof security in Ayodhya, 17 Superintendent of Police (SP) along with 44 Additional SPs and 140 Circle Officer (COs), have been deployed. Along with this 208 Inspectors, 1,196 SI, 4,300 constable and 2,100 trainee SIs have been pressed into service.

TN govt has banned watching live telecast of Ram Temple programmes: Nirmala Sitharaman

21 Jan 2024, 07:18 pm

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday claimed the Tamil Nadu government has banned watching Ram Temple opening prgrammes.

TN govt has banned watching live telecast of #AyodhaRamMandir programmes of 22 Jan 24. In TN there are over 200 temples for Shri Ram. In HR&CE managed temples no puja/bhajan/prasadam/annadanam in the name of Shri Ram is allowed. Police are stopping privately held temples also… pic.twitter.com/G3tNuO97xS— Nirmala Sitharaman (@nsitharaman) January 21, 2024

Ram Mandir Pran Pratishtha: The full schedule of PM Modi in Ayodhya on Jan 22

21 Jan 2024, 06:18 pm

10:25 AM: Prime Minister arrives at Ayodhya airport.

10:45 AM: Prime Minister arrives at Ayodhya helipad.

10:55 AM: The PM reaches Ram Janmabhoomi site.

11 AM-12 PM: Reserved

12:05-12:55 PM: ‘Pran Pratishtha’ rituals begin.

12:55 PM: PM Modi leaves the consecration ceremony venue.

1 PM: PM Modi arrives at the public ceremony.

1 PM- 2 PM: PM Modi attends the public event in Ayodhya.

2:10 PM: PM Modi visits Kuber Teela.

Source: HT/Mint

Musical instruments from states gathered for divine ‘Mangal Dhwani’ in Ayodhya for ‘Pran Prathishtha’ event

21 Jan 2024, 05:18 pm

The Pran Pratishtha event, which is the manifestation of divine consciousness in the idol of the deity, at the Ram Temple will be accompanied by ‘Mangal Dhwani’ at 10 AM on Monday. As many as 50 instruments from various parts of the country will be a part of the event, and for two hours, the Dhwani will resonate in the air of Ayodhya.

Time capsule with detailed history of Ram Janmabhoomi to be placed 2,000 ft under Ayodhya Ram Mandir

21 Jan 2024, 05:11 pm

A 3-ft long time capsule will be placed 2,000 ft under the temple to convey a message in Sanskrit about Ayodhya, Lord Ram, and his birthplace. The message will be inscribed on a copper plate, known as ‘Tamra Patras,’ before being placed below the site. A time capsule works as a repository of historical information, serving as a means of communication with future generations and providing information to archaeologists or historians in their research. It is a proactive step to prevent any disputes related to various aspects of the historical narrative of the ‘Ram Temple’ and to fulfill an educational purpose.

Kangana Ranaut visits Ayodhya, seeks blessing of seer, performs rituals

21 Jan 2024, 02:04 pm

‘No iron or steel used, Ram temple in Ayodhya made to last for over 1000 yrs’

21 Jan 2024, 01:22 pm

The majestic temple at Ayodhya dedicated to Ram Lalla or Lord Ram’s child form has been constructed to last over a thousand years, media reported.
According to the Chairperson of the temple construction committee of the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, Ayodhya, Nripendra Misra, the temple is a blend of traditional Indian heritage architecture incorporating science for construction so that it can last for centuries.

Ayodhya gears up for Ram Mandir consecration

21 Jan 2024, 01:18 pm

In Images: The Making of Ram Temple

21 Jan 2024, 01:13 pm

As India goes on a devotional mode for the grand, much-awaited ‘Pran Pratistha’ (consecration) ceremony of the Ram Temple in the pilgrim city of Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh on Jan 22, we bring you the glimpses of the temple at the moment and its making. See all images here: https://www.indiablooms.com/photos-details/N/8453/in-images-the-making-of-the-ram-temple-in-ayodhya.html

MP govt announces holiday tomorrow for all public, private universities

21 Jan 2024, 12:33 pm

The Madhya Pradesh government has announced holiday on Monday for all public and private universities for the Ram Temple inauguration ceremony.

Indian Railways to live-stream pran-pratishtha ceremony of Ram Mandir

21 Jan 2024, 12:25 pm

The pran-pratistha ceremony of the Ram Mandir to be live streamed on the all the LCD screens and video walls across the Indian Railways from Ayodhya on Jan 22. The railway boards has issued an instruction to all the principle chief commercial managers of all the zones to ensure the live streaming takes place without any technical glitches.

Delhi’s AIIMS reverses decision to shut OPD services till 2:30 pm for Ram temple opening

21 Jan 2024, 12:23 pm

Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has cancelled the decision to keep the services for outdoor patients closed till 2:30 pm on Jan 22. The decision came after the decision sparked a public outcry.

MHA deploys cyber expert team in Ayodhya for Ram Temple inaugural ceremony

21 Jan 2024, 12:21 pm

In preparation for the Ram Temple inauguration, the Ministry of Home Affairs has dispatched a high-level cyber expert team to Ayodhya to address potential cyber threats.nt.