Five-acre plot for mosque may be across river Saryu
Sunday, 10 November 2019 The five-acre plot which the Supreme Court has asked to be made available for construction of a mosque may not be provided to the Sunni Waqf Board in the close vicinity of the Ram janmabhoomi-Babri masjid complex. The mandir camp has consistently maintained that the land can be given outside the “shastriya paridhi” (holy circle) or the 15-km circle round spread around the janmabhoomi site.
Supreme Court on June 22 allowed Rath Yatra to be conducted in Puri, Odisha with certain restrictions. Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan welcomed the decision and said the guidelines by the Centre, state and Home Affairs Ministry will be followed. BJP National Vice President Baijayant Jay Panda said that SC's decision has come as a huge relief for the devotees. The event is held every year, the event only stopped during Mughal invasion but never in peace time. Petitioner Sarthak Nayak said that the Apex Court said that the Rath Yatra should be conducted in Puri only by following social distancing protocols, so it's the duty of the Centre to coordinate with different wings to perform the event without compromising with the health of the people.
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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.
Ayodhya's Ram Janmabhoomi temple has decided to reopen its gate for devotees from June 08, under the guidelines of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). Recently 'Ram Lalla' idol was shifted to makeshift temple in Ram Janmabhoomi premises.To ensure the safety of the people from coronavirus infection, the authorities of temple has dismissed all kind of offerings."Only five people are allowed to enter in the temple at a time, no offerings were allowed in the temple," said the priest, Acharya Satyendra Das. MHA has permitted to reopen the religious place from June 08 across the nation.