Uttar Pradesh chief minister Adityanath on Saturday mentioned it will be after 5 centuries that “lamps of happiness” could be lit on the Ram Janmabhoomi web site this 12 months after the bhoomi pujan for constructing the Ram temple was carried out earlier in August.
While asserting his authorities’s plans to make this 12 months’s Deepotsav at Ayodhya “historical”, the chief minister additionally reiterated his authorities’s dedication to show Ayodhya into a serious tourism hub within the nation.
A authorities spokesman quoted the chief minister as saying that the Deepotsav this 12 months could be “nothing short of a dream come true” for thousands and thousands of individuals, not solely within the temple city and Uttar Pradesh however throughout all the nation and the world.
The essential Deepotsav celebration might be held in Ayodhya on November 13 on the eve of Diwali.
“It will be after 492 years that the lamps of happiness will be lit at the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi,” an official assertion mentioned. It mentioned Adityanath was personally monitoring the preparations for the Deepotsav and had already seen displays on what’s to happen and the place.
The chief minister additionally asserted that each one Deepotsav celebrations in Ayodhya might be performed beneath the Covid-19 tips.
Adityanath additionally burdened on lighting diyas (earthen lamps) made from cow dung on Diwali.
The chief minister might be in Ayodhya for Deepotsav to pay obeisance to Ram Lalla at Ram Janmabhoomi and light-weight earthen lamps at Ram Ki Paidi.
The Ayodhya administration will attempt to set the Guinness world document on November 13 by lighting 5.51 lakh diyas on 28 ghats of the Saryu river.
Last 12 months, the Ayodhya administration created a Guinness World Record by lighting 4.10 lakh earthen lamps on the ghats.
This would be the fourth consecutive Deepotsav in Ayodhya beneath the Yogi Adityanath regime.
Though persons are very excited over the Deepotsav, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, solely a handful of individuals will have the ability to take part within the occasion bodily this 12 months, the spokesperson mentioned.
The individuals, nonetheless, will have the ability to have fun the occasion digitally from the consolation of their house, he added.
(With PTI inputs)