New Delhi: Delayed due to the pandemic a meeting was conducted for the ‘Bhoomi Poojan’ for starting the construction of Ram Mandir. Ram Temple Trust invites PM Narendra Modi to lay the foundation stone, whose construction in Ayodhya is supposed to begin either on August 3 or August 5 once he accepts the invitation sent by the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirth Kshetra Trust. Mahant Kamal Nayan Das, a spokesperson of Ram Mandir Trust and Kameshwar Chaupal quoted that these are the two dates set by calculating the stars and planets and asked the PM to choose any keeping in mind his busy schedule.
There was a meeting conducted today by all the trusts to decide the date for the construction and soil testing for laying of Ram Mandir’s foundation. Champat Rai, General Secretary, Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirth Kshetra Trust stated that ‘Larsen & Toubro’ will be conducting all the layouts, designs and soil testing for the mandir and accordingly drawings of the temple’s foundation will be made on the basis of the strength of soil 60 m below.
There were also discussions regarding the fundamentals of procuring marbles and bricks for the foundation which will be provided by Sompura Marble’s bricks. Rai quoted that once the monsoon is over they will reach out to 10 crore families across 4 lakh localities in the country to raise the money they needed to build the temple. After the legal tussle, the SC on 9th November paved way for the construction by a Trust at the disputed plot in Ayodhya, and directed the Centre to assign an alternative 5-acre plot to the Sunni Waqf Board for building a mosque.