Parikshit Ojha, a stone sculptor from Nilakanthapur village, worked for at least six months at the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya and carved some intricate sculptures on the pillars of the magnificent temple.
President Murmu also hailed the rapid development of Indian Railways and said that it will soon achieve the target of 100% electrification.
Santosh Kumar Jena from Totagaon under Ganjam’s Khallikote NAC mesmerised everybody in his village by creating a rangoli sculpture of Ram Mandir. More than 30 kg of Rangoli has been used to create the sculpture which has a size of 345 sqft.
"The expressions, face and eyes of Ram Lalla changed as soon as the idol was taken into the sanctum sanctorum of the temple"
Anil Mishra, trustee of Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, said that 10 donation counters had been opened on the day of Pran Pratishtha. Apart from this, many devotees from across the country and the world sent online donations to Lord Ram.
The Trust in a social media post on X, shared about it terming it as a beautiful moment at the Ram Temple that devotees were soon to assume that Lord Hanuman himself had come to offer prayers to Ram Lalla.
In view of the huge number of devotees visiting the Ram temple in Ayodhya, the temple administration has taken a decision to extend the time for 'darshan'.
From Amitabh Bachchan to the Ambanis, respected people representing India in and around the globe reached Ayodhya for the grand event.
“Whoever did this is the reason some Hindus demand blasphemy laws of our own,” a user commented.
A day after the Pran Pratishtha ceremony of Ram Lalla idol at the Ram temple in Ayodhya, the Uttar Pradesh government has imposed an immediate ban on all incoming vehicles, including state roadways buses in view of an overwhelming surge of devotees on Tuesday.
Sculptor Subrat Moharana said, “Significantly, the 500-year wait for an abode of Lord Ram came to an end. Lord Ram made His homecoming which has given us immense joy. I feel very proud of being a part of the determination ‘mandir wohin banayenge’. Over 150 Odia sculptors were engaged in the temple construction."
BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who did not visit Puri Srimandir despite being present for the Heritage Corridor project inauguration, on Tuesday visited Jagannath Temple for a darshan.
Many parents in Odisha's Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts named their babies born on the Ram temple consecration day as Ram and Sita.
The Marwari Society in Cuttack observed deepotsav with religious fervour on Monday evening following the consecration ceremony of Lord Ram in Ayodhya.
National Vice President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Baijayant Panda attended the programme at Daria Ramchandi shrine in Mahakalpara of Kendrapara on Monday. He offered prayer to the goddess.