OdishaPlus Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday conducted the ‘bhoomi pujan’ in Ayodhya and said, “The Ram temple will become a modern symbol of India’s traditions, devotion and national sentiment. It’ll become a symbol of our devotion and national sentiment. This temple will also symbolize the power of the collective resolution of crores of people. It will keep inspiring the future generations,” Modi said.

Prime Minister Modi took the stage and urged attendees to chant ‘Jai Siya Ram’. He said, “Today the chants of ‘Jai Siya Ram’ is not only being heard in Ayodhya but it is audible across the world. On this pious day, I wish all the devotees of Lord Ram heartily.” “A grand temple will now be built for our Ram Lalla who had been staying in a tent. Today it breaks free of the cycle of demolishing and rebuilding that had been going on for centuries,” he added,” he said.

“India is creating a glorious chapter in history in the presence of the Lord Bhaskara (Sun god) on the bank of Saryu river today. From Kanyakumari to Ksheer Bhawani, Koteshwar to Kamakhya, Jagannath to Kedarnath, Somnath to Kashi Vishwanath, Bodh Gaya to Sarnath, Amritsar Sahib to Patna Sahib, Andaman to Ajmer, Sammed Shikhar to Shravanabelagola, Lakshadweep to Leh,” he said.