Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust’s General Secretary Champat Rai has dismissed news reports suggesting a time capsule would be placed under the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, according to news agency ANI.
“All reports about placing of a time capsule under the ground at Ram Temple construction site on 5th August are false. Do not believe in any such rumour,” ANI quoted Rai as saying.
Kameshwar Chaupal, a member of the trust, had been earlier quoted as saying that a time capsule, enlisting the history and facts related to the Ram Janmabhoomi, would be placed about 2,000 feet below the temple construction site in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, to avoid any disputes in the future.
According to Chaupal, the “struggle for Ram Janmabhoomi”, including the long-drawn case in the Supreme Court of India, has given a lesson for the current and upcoming generations.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit Ayodhya on August 5 for the foundation-laying ceremony of the temple.
Invitations are being extended to several people who have been part of this temple movement including Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders LK Advani, Murali Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti.
However, in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic and social distancing norms, the gathering would be limited to 200 people.