New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the annual “Deepotsav” celebrations today in Ayodhya, from where he greeted the nation ahead of Diwali and traced the government’s motto of “Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikaas (Development for all) to Lord Ram.
Addressing a gathering at the Ram Katha park where a symbolic coronation of Lord Ram and Sita was performed, Modi said he got the opportunity of having the deity’s “darshan” due to his blessings.
“I am happy that people of Ayodhya, entire UP and world are witnessing this event. As we are celebrating ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsava’, the determination like Lord Ram will take the country to new heights,” he said
This is the first time PM Modi visited Ayodhya since August 5, 2020 when a “bhoomi pujan” for the construction of a Ram temple.
The Prime Minister arrived in Ayodhya today at 4pm and was personally received by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.