New Delhi, Oct 25: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been invited to the consecration ceremony of Ram Temple scheduled to be held on January 22, 2024.
The Prime Minister on Wednesday received a formal invitation for the consecration ceremony of the grand Ram temple.
"Today is a day full of emotions. Recently, the officials of Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust came to meet me at my residence. He has invited me to come to Ayodhya on the occasion of the consecration of Ram temple," PM Modi said on X after receiving the invitation.
"I feel very blessed. It is my good fortune that, in my lifetime, I will witness this historic occasion," he said in the statement.
The foundation stone for the construction of the Ram Temple was laid by PM Modi on August 5, 2020.
Champat Rai, General Secretary of Ram Janambhoomi Trust, said on Wednesday that the idol of Lord Ram will be installed at the Ram Temple in Ayodhya on January 22 next year.
"Today, along with members of the Shri Ram Janambhoomi Trust, we met Prime Minister Narendra Modi. We have invited him (PM Modi) to come on January 22 to install the idol of Lord Ram in the Garbhagriha. He has accepted our request. He will be present on January 22.
The date for 'Pran Pratishtha' on January 22 is confirmed," Champat Rai stated.