LUCKNOW: In a significant development, the General Secretary of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Trust, Champat Rai, along with Treasurer Govind Dev Giri Maharaj, met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to extend a formal invitation for the upcoming ‘Pran Pratishtha’ ceremony at the Ram Temple on January 22, 2024.
The meeting, held in Lucknow, was a pivotal step in the preparations for the grand event, symbolizing the culmination of the long-awaited construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya.
Rai expressed the importance of the occasion, stating, “Ayodhya is the city of liberation and salvation, which is coming back to its original form after a long time.”
The ‘Pran Pratishtha’ ceremony holds immense significance in Hindu traditions, marking the consecration and invocation of the deity’s divine presence into the idol. Scheduled for January 22, 2024, the ceremony is expected to draw devotees and dignitaries from across the country.
Treasurer of Sri Ram Janambhoomi Trust Govind Dev Giri Maharaj says, “Today we came here to meet and invite the Gorakhnath Temple Mahanta and UP CM Yogi Adityanath. General Secretary of Sri Ram Janambhoomi Trust Champat Rai was also with me. We invited CM Yogi for the ‘Pran Pratishtha’ ceremony at the Ram Temple on January 22, 2024.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, known for his deep-rooted connection to Ayodhya and commitment to the Ram Temple cause, received the invitation with reverence.
The temple’s construction has been a historical and emotional journey for millions of Indians, and the ‘Pran Pratishtha’ ceremony is poised to be a landmark event in the country’s cultural and religious landscape.