Grand preparations are on for the ground-breaking ceremony for the Ram temple in Ayodhya, which will be held on August 5, the Ram Temple Trust said. More than 50 VIPs will attend the event, which will be held maintaining all the safety rules for coronavirus. Giant CCTV screens have been put up across Ayodhya so the devotes can see the programme, the Trust said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been invited for the ceremony, his attendance is yet to be confirmed by his office.
All senior BJP leaders associated with temple movement will be called, the Trust said.
The list will include BJP veterans Lal Krishna Advani and Murali Manohar Joshi and senior leaders like Uma Bharti, Vinay Katiyar and Sadhvi Ritambhara. Seniors in the BJP’s ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, including its chief Mohan Bhagwat, will also attend the ceremony.