Ayodhya Breaks Ujjain’s Record By Lighting Over 15 Lakh Earthen Lamps
Ayodhya’s Deepotsav, started six years ago, has set a world record with over 15 lakh diyas lit up on the banks of Sarayu river, in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the eve of Diwali.
The lit up diyas creating a mesmerising view on the banks of the Saryu river in Ayodhya. The reflection of the diyas in the Saryu river was stunning, and the laser show lit up the night sky. Ayodhya’s inhabitants rose in unison to chant “Jai Shri Ram.” After lighting diyas for the Deepotsav, people watch a sound and laser show in Ayodhya.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi lit five ‘diyas’ of ghee upon his arrival at the Ram Janambhoomi temple, where he offered prayers. Diya lights symbolised ‘Deepotsav.’ Modi headed to the Ram Janambhoomi temple shortly after arriving in Ayodhya on Sunday evening, where he offered prayers before inspecting the temple’s building work.