‘A blessed day’: PM Modi tweets on Ram temple bhoomi poojan ceremony
Prime minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the day of foundation stone laying ceremony of Ram temple in Ayodhya will remain etched in the memory of every Indian.
“A blessed day in Ayodhya. This day will remain etched in the memory of every Indian. May the blessings of Bhagwan Shree Ram always be upon us. May India scale new heights of progress. May every Indian be healthy and prosperous,” the prime minister tweeted.
Earlier in the day, the prime minister invoked Lord Ram and goddess Sita and said chants of “Siyavar Ramchandra ki Jai” and “Jai Siya Ram” are resonating not only in Ayodhya but also in the rest of the world.
PM Modi also expressed gratitude to all citizens of the country, the Indian diaspora across the world and all the devotees of Lord Ram as he laid the foundation stone for Ram temple in Ayodhya. This is the first time that a Prime Minister has visited Ram Janmabhoomi to offer prayers at the sanctum sanctorum where the deity has been worshipped since 1949.