‘Some moments are destined’: Kapil Sibal, Tharoor tweet ahead of historic Ram temple ceremony

Updated on Aug 05, 2020 02:07 PM IST

Sibal did not directly refer to the bhoomi pujan event but wove his tweet around “matters of faith”.

New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor.(PTI)
New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor.(PTI)
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena

Senior Congress leaders Kapil Sibal and Shashi Tharoor tweeted ahead of the historic foundation laying ceremony of Ram mandir in Uttar Pradesh’s temple town of Ayodhya on Wednesday. Congress MP Tharoor said that Lord Ram epitomises “justice for all, righteous conduct, fairness and firmness in all dealings, moral rectitude and courage”. These values are much needed in such dark times, Tharoor added.

He said if these values spread throughout the land, “Ram Rajya would not be an occasion for triumphalist bigotry”.

 Also read: PM leaves for Ayodhya to lay foundation stone of Ram temple

Sibal, on the other hand, did not directly refer to the bhoomi pujan event but wove his tweet around “matters of faith”. In his tweet, Sibal said some events are destined to take place.

 Also read: Prayers, rituals and security ring to mark big day for Ayodhya Ram temple today

“Matters of Faith some moments in history are destined seed the future course of our Nation’s creed,” his tweet read.

India woke up to a celebratory mood on Wednesday to witness the historic ceremony of Ram temple bhoomi poojan in Ayodhya. The momentous, much-awaited foundation laying ceremony of Ram temple in Ayodhya was carried out by prime minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday noon.

PM Modi first headed to the Hanuman Garhi temple and Shree Ramlalla Virajman to perform rituals. The construction work for the grand temple will commence after the ceremony. Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat were among the 175 eminent guests who had been invited to Wednesday’s groundbreaking ceremony.

As per the prime minister’s itinerary, his presence in the temple town will span around three hours before he heads back to Lucknow at around 2.20 pm.

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