Ram Temple Bhoomi Poojan LIVE Updates: The much-awaited ground-breaking ceremony of the Ram temple, coming up in the long-disputed land in Ayodhya, will take place on Wednesday at a public function to be attended bt Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Also Read - India-Denmark Bilateral Summit: PM Modi Urges Denmark Counterpart to Join Hands to Work Towards Supply-chain Diversification
PM Modi will fly to Lucknow and will take a chopper from Lucknow to Ayodhya. Prior to the function, the prime minister will take part in ‘pooja’ and ‘darshan’ at Hanumangarhi, a statement by the PMO said on Tuesday. Also Read - Bhagat Singh Birth Anniversary: PM Modi Pays Tribute to India's Revolutionary Freedom Fighter
He will unveil a plaque to mark the laying of the foundation stone and also release a commemorative postage stamp on ‘Shree Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir’. Also Read - Day After Spelling Out 'Challenge' For Govt, Serum Institute CEO Applauds Modi For His Vision to Provide Vaccine to Global Community
Union home minister Amit Shah was also supposed to attend the event. But he has contracted COVID-19 and is presently undergoing treatment. One priest and a few policemen who were initially part of the plan also contracted the disease, raising concerns over PM Modi’s health as he is attending the event.