By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : August 05, 2020, 02:00
Duration : 01:38
Ram Mandir: PM Modi returns to Ayodhya after 29 years, lays foundation stone
Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to Ayodhya after 29 years today for the Bhoomi Pujan or groundbreaking ceremony for a Ram temple. PM Modi, in a gold kurta and white dhoti, left by special aircraft for the mega ceremony that saw him lay a 40-kg silver brick later today to mark the symbolic start of a grand temple at what many believe is the birthplace of Lord Ram. Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers and laid the foundation stone for grand temple at the site believed to be the birthplace of Lord Ram in Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya. The groundbreaking ceremony marks the formal launch of the temple’s construction promised by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party nearly three decades earlier.