New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked members of the newly constituted Ram temple trust to ensure that construction work on the temple is conducted harmoniously and without any bitterness, the trust’s general secretary Champat Rai said on Friday. Also Read - Ram Temple Trust Members Meet PM Modi, Invite Him to Ayodhya For ‘Bhoomi Pujan’
Meanwhile, President of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust Mahant Nritya Gopal Das said the Ram temple in Ayodhya will come up where the deity dwells and it would be on the lines of the model displayed earlier. Also Read - First Meeting of Ram Temple Trust Today: Muhurat For Beginning of Construction, Inclusion of Ram Mandir Nyas Chief Among Key Agendas
“The temple will be built where Lord Ram dwells in Ayodhya. It will be on the lines of the model shown earlier. It (temple) might see a slight change. Neither will the temple be built on chanda (offerings) nor with government finance. It will be constructed with people’s help,” he told reporters here. Also Read - Construction Work on Ram Temple to Begin in April This Year: Trustee
Nritya Gopal Das added that the date of construction with be finalised in the next meeting of the trust, adding that it would start in the next six months.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced the formation of the 15-member trust in Parliament on February 5.
The 15-member trust was constituted by the Modi government after the Supreme Court’s landmark verdict on November 9 in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case which settled the long-festering religious issue and allowed the building of a temple at the disputed site where many Hindus believe Lord Ram was born.