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Ram Temple: Indians celebrate 'bhoomi pujan' outside Capitol Hill in Washington

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Ram Temple: Indians celebrate 'bhoomi pujan' outside Capitol Hill in Washington

Ram Temple: Indians celebrate 'bhoomi pujan' outside Capitol Hill in Washington

Indians in the United States celebrated the foundation laying ceremony of Ayodhya's Ram Temple.

Indians gathered outside Capitol Hill in Washington for the celebration.

People wore saffron clothes, held saffron flags to celebrate the Bhoomi Pujan.

Members of Indian community also chanted 'Jai Shri Ram'.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed 'bhumi pujan' & laid foundation stone of the new Ram temple.

PM Modi also offered prayers at Hanumangarhi and the idols of 'Ram lalla' or child deity.

All participants, including PM and priests, wore face masks and observed social distancing norms. Attendance at the event was limited due to outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic.

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, UP CM Yogi Adityanath also attended the grand ceremony.

Construction of Ram Temple is beginning 9 months after SC verdict.

Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust is overseeing temple construction.


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