In a bid to pave the way for the long-held construction of Ram Temple on the site of Ram Janmabhoomi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Ayodhya on Wednesday and laid the 40kg silver brick in the ‘Bhoomi Pujan’ of the grand temple. Also Read - Ayodhya Mosque to Look Like Mecca's Kaaba: Trust
The ground-breaking event drew attention as citizens from all over the nation stayed glued to their TV sets during the pandemic to get a glimpse of Modi creating history. The event was attended by political and spiritual leaders. Also Read - PM Modi Hails Passage of Farm Bills in Parliament, Calls it 'Watershed Moment in History of Indian Agriculture'
While the social media and all the news channels were carrying this story all day long, the Indian cricketers were not too far behind as they took to Twitter and reacted on the historic occasion hailing the Prime Minister of India. Also Read - PM Modi Likely to Hold COVID-19 Review Meeting With Chief Ministers of 7 Worst-hit States Next Week
Here is how they reacted:
The Supreme Court had delivered a landmark verdict to hand over the 2.77-acre site claimed by both Hindus and Muslims for a Ram temple in 2019. The apex court had also ordered a five-acre plot at a different site in Ayodhya for a mosque.