Ayodhya: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday performed the 'bhumi pujan' of a Supreme Court-mandated Ram temple in Ayodhya.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath were among those who attended the event at the site where a large number of devout Hindus believe Lord Ram was born.
The Prime Minister laid a 40-kg silver brick to symbolise the beginning of construction of the temple.
Before the function to lay the foundation stone of the 'Shree Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir', the prime minister took part in prayers at the Hanumangarhi temple.
From there, he travelled to the 'Shree Ram Janmabhoomi' where he performed prayers at the 'Bhagwan Shree Ramlala Virajman'.
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