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Ayodhya Ram temple to open to visitors by Dec 2023

Ayodhya, Sept 16 (UNI): The grand Ram Temple at Ayodhya will be open to the public by December 2023, said Shree Ramjanambhoomi Tirtha Khetra Trust officials here on Thursday.

The Trust’s general secretary, Champat Rai, said the work of filling the foundation for the construction of Ram temple is in the final stage. Till now 46 layers have been completed out of the total 48. After completion of the layers, a raft will be built.

Rai said by December 2023, devotees will start getting Ramlala’s darshan in the temple.

“The temple will be three-storey, which will have Ramlala in the sanctum sanctorum while Lord Ram’s court will sit on the second floor. The temple will be built in 6 and a half acres of area,” he said.

Rai said the supply blockade regarding the stones of Bansi Paharpur from Rajasthan has been cleared. The arrival of stones will start from November. Three types of stones will be used in the temple.

The entire work done so far for the construction of Ram temple at Shri Ram Janmabhoomi was made public by the trust and the team of engineers by inviting the media on Thursday.

They were apprised about the progress of Ram temple construction.

Meanwhile, preparations are in full swing for the Ramlila, to be played by the Bollywood actors from October 6-15.

Ayodhya’s Ramlila President Subhash Malik said here that this time Ramlila will be shown in many countries and it will be broadcast live in 26 languages.

He said that Ramlila will be broadcast live daily from October 6 to 15 from 7 pm to 10 pm. Ramlila would be performed by Bollywood stars in the Laxman Fort temple complex located on the Saryu ghat.

This time too, spectators will not be allowed in view Ramlila physically due to Covid protocol. Malik said suggestions are also being taken from the saints and religious leaders regarding Ramlila of Ayodhya.

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