From Ram Janmabhoomi, Adityanath reached Digambar Akhara and payed tributes to Mahant Ramchandra Das Paramhans on his 19th death anniversary.
The AC tourist train will be operated with the help of a corporate business associate who will be responsible for providing on-board as well off-board services to the passengers, including accommodation, meals and local sight seeing.
"This is not a political programme," Raut told reporters here, adding that a team of Shiv Sena workers and leaders are already in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya city to take care of arrangements for Thackeray's visit.
MNS chief Raj Thackeray's hip bone surgery was postponed after dead cells of the novel coronavirus were discovered in his blood, according to a party official.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath performed the ‘Shila Pujan’ ceremony and laid the foundation stone for the construction of the sanctum sanctorum of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya on June 1.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will lay the foundation stone of Ram Mandir's Garbhagriha in Ayodhya today. Preparations are in full swing at the temple ahead of his visit.
“We are not opposing their prayers. But if they insist on using loudspeakers then they will have to listen to our prayers on loudspeakers,” the MNS chief said.
Rama was an incarnation of Vishnu and the hero of the Ramayana, the Sanskrit epic of 24,000 stanzas. Let's check out the story behind the celebration that is preceded by a continuous recital of the Ramayana for about a week.
While the BJP has won the majority of seats in Ayodhya, its performance is a setback as compared to 2017, when it had won all the five constituencies of the holy district.
UP Election Phase 5 Voting | Key contestants include Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya from Sirathu assembly seat, Congress legislative party leader Aradhana Mishra from Rampur Khas, independent MLA Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya from Kunda seat, and UP cabinet ministers Siddharth Nath Singh and Nand Gopal Gupta Nadi from Allahabad West and Allahabad South respectively.
Four phases of polling, covering 231 of 403 seats, have been completed in the Uttar Pradesh assembly election. The remaining 172 constituencies will vote in three phases on February 27, March 3 and March 7. The results will be declared on March 10, along with the outcome of elections in Goa, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Manipur
UP Assembly elections: Pawan Pandey, Samajwadi Party's candidate from Ayodhya, said his daughter gets ready for campaigns in the morning even before he does.
District Magistrate Navneet Singh Chahal had denied permission sought by four right-wing groups who sought to hold non-traditional programmes on the day
Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh was demolished by kar sevaks (activists) who stormed the site in an event that led to riots and communal tension across the country.
The move is being seen as part of Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) election campaign in Uttar Pradesh going to polls early next year. The AAP has announced it will contest on all 403 seats in the elections.
Under the 'Mukhya Mantri Teerath Yatra Yojna', the Delhi government bears complete expenditure on free pilgrimage of senior citizens to places like Jagganath Puri, Rameshwaram, Shirdi, Mathura, Haridwar, Tirupati among others, he said.
Singh further said that construction of Ram Temple is a moment of pride for everybody. "Indian culture is very rich and there is no discrimination on the basis of cast, creed and religion in India," he asserted.
AIMIM failed to win a seat out of the seven it contested in West Bengal. But, in last year's Bihar assembly elections, the party won five seats of the 20 it contested 20 in the Muslim-dominated Seemanchal region.
"Without Ram, Ayodhya is not Ayodhya. Ayodhya exists where there is Ram. Lord Ram resides permanently in this city, and hence in the true sense, this place is Ayodhya," the president said while inaugurating a Ramayan conclave there.
The biggest projects are the development of the ‘Maryada Pushottam Sri Ram International Airport’ and a world-class railway station to ensure comfort of pilgrims visiting Ayodhya.
Sanjay Raut was responding to reporters’ query on the ED’s searches at former state home minister Anil Deshmukh’s premises in Nagpur and Mumbai on Friday as part of a money-laundering probe against him.
The Union Home Ministry has a senior officer on the Trust, along with a senior UP government official and the Ayodhya District Magistrate. But the land deal seems to have been handled mainly by the Trust’s secretary and VHP leader Champat Rai and member Anil Mishra.
The allegation that the land worth Rs 2 crore was bought at an inflated price of Rs 18.5 crore by Shriram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust general secretary Champat Rai for the Ram temple premises was made by AAP's Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh and a former minister in the Samajwadi Party government, Pawan Pandey.
The district administration has banned entry of visitors without a negative RT-PCR report into Ayodhya.
The High commission of India in Colombo while making an announcement on twitter said that the stone will be a pillar of strength between both the countries.