By Neha Sinha, Updated : Aug 05, 2020 09:48 IST
Ayodhya Ram Mandir construction begins, Ram temple Trust receive Rs 4.70 Crore Donation

Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi Teeratha Kshetra Trust chairman Mahant Nritya Gopal Das announced the construction of a grand temple on Ram Janamabhoomi has started from today (26th May, Tuesday). Devotees in the Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust have not lagged, even amid lockdown and corona crisis in the country. This trust is responsible for the construction of Ram temple in the land of Ayodhya. Around Rs, 4.60 crores have been deposited in both accounts of the trust during this period of lockdown. Construction of Bhavya Ram Mandir at the birthplace of Prabhu Sri Ram begins! A very long battle spanning over 500 years, facing alot of obstacles & disturbances from our own intellectuals comes to an end! Grand Mandir at Ayodhya is not far away!

Ayodhya Ram Mandir construction begins

Recently, the work on removing debris and land leveling were underway at the site. It was during this process that a five-foot Shivaling, seven pillars of black touchstone, six pillars of red sandstone, and broken idols of Devi-Devtas were discovered. 'We are confident that there will be no shortage of funds for the temple,' said Acharya Satyendra Daya, the head priest of the Ram temple. People are donating large sums of money for this project and we will ensure that the temple that will be constructed is incomparable in grandeur.

The trust had announced its bank accounts in March so that people would be able to donate through e-banking. Donations have been made to trust accounts using UPI, RTGS system, and bank transfer and so far more than 5000 people have donated. Devotees of Lord Ram make donations to the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust, which is responsible for the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya. An amount of Rs 4.60 crore has been deposited in the two accounts of the trust during the closing period.

Ram temple Trust receive Rs 4.70 Crore Donation

According to the details provided by the Central Direct Tax Board (CBDT), the donations were made through online transactions to Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra. The CBDT has said that these donations are eligible for the deduction under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Shivling, carved in sandstone found by excavating at the Ram Janmabhoomi site in Ayodhya, Subramanian Swamy Reacts.

Among the donations of Rs 4.70 million made at two SBI branches, one of them has around 2 million rupees deposited and the remaining amount is in another. Additionally, the trust has Rs 12 crore as a fixed deposit in another bank, which it had received from the previous recipient of Ram Janmabhoomi after its formation.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known to have been about to participate in the bhumi pujan or ground-laying ceremony of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya in April. However, the trust postponed the ceremony citing a coronavirus pandemic.

Ayodhya: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will offer prayers to 'Ram Lalla' at Ram Janmabhoomi, today. It will be followed by the ground-breaking ceremony. #RamTemple

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