Mahant Kamal Nayan Das, spox of Mahant Nritya Gopal Das, President of Shri Ram Janambhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust on July 03 said the trust members will meet on July 18 in Ayodhya. Adding to it, he said the purpose will be construction of Ram Temple. "We want that PM Modi to visit here once so that construction may begin," he further added.
The Ram Mandi Trust members meeting over the construction of Lord Ram Temple will held in Ayodhya on July 18. Trustee of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust, Mahant Kamal Nayan Das Ji Maharaj informed that decisions to lay the foundation stones for the pillars of the temple to be built are likely can be taken in the meeting.
President of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra trust, Nitya Gopal Das on July 01 said that they have written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to visit Ayodhya and inaugurate the construction activities of Ram temple. "We'll ensure that there is no crowding," he added.
Following the relaxations in the COVID-19 lockdown, Hanumangarhi Temple in Ayodhya is preparing to reopen from Monday in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) issued by Union Home Ministry to prevent coronavirus spread. Mahant Kamal Nayan Das Ji Maharaj said that arrangements have been made at the religious site. Various measures have also been taken to ensure that social distancing is maintained by the devotees throughout their visit. As per some of the guidelines, prasad distribution or a sprinkling of holy water, will not be allowed inside religious places.
Devotees offered prayers to Lord Shiva from outside the Augarnath Temple on second Monday of 'Sawan' month in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut on July 13. The doors of temple are closed for the devotees since the beginning of COVID-19 lockdown. Augarnath Temple has been following the imposition of the lockdown in the backdrop of COVID-19 scare. Usually crowd of worshipers flock the temple, however it wore a deserted look this morning. Devotees flocked to the temple and prayed to Lord Shiva from outside the temple. This year, 'Sawan' month began from on July 06 and it will end on August 03. In view surge in COVID-19 cases, Uttar Pradesh government on July 10 imposed lockdown in the state, which will continue till July 13.
Two alleged gang members of Vikas Dubey have been taken into judicial custody till July 21. They were arrested by Maharashtra's anti-terrorism squad (ATS) from Thane. Both of them are accused in the killing of eight policemen on the July 03 in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur. The main accused of the shootout gangster Vikas Dubey was killed in an encounter at the outskirts of Kanpur on July 10.