New Delhi: A day after holding the first meeting, a delegation of the Ram Temple Trust on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and invited him to visit Ayodhya. The delegation was led by Trust president Mahant Nritya Gopal Das Maharaj. Also Read - ‘Build Grand Hanuman Statue in Ayodhya,’ AAP’s Saurabh Bhardwaj Urges Ram Mandir Trust
“We met Prime Minister Modi and invited him to visit Ayodhya. The Prime Minister has assured us that he will think over the proposal. He also said that the grand temple will be built soon,” Mahant Nritya Gopal Das Maharaj said. Also Read - Nripendra Misra: Meet PM Modi's Trusted Secretary, Now Chairman of Ram Mandir Committee
The delegation informed PM Modi that the wait for the Ram Temple has become too long and, therefore, the construction should begin soon without further delay. Also Read - ‘Just Like Ram Mandir Trust, Govt Should Provide Funds For Mosque in Ayodhya,’ Says Sharad Pawar
Part of the delegation, Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Champat Rai said it was a courtesy meeting and all the members came upon the invitation of the Prime Minister.
During the first meeting on Wednesday, the Trust members nominated Nritya Gopal Das of Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas as its president whereas VHP’s Champat Rai was made the general secretary.
As per updates, the date of ‘Bhoomi pujan’ is yet to be decided by the trust and is expected in the next few months. Soon after the Supreme Court verdict, a 15-member trust was constituted by the Modi government recently.