Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi was invited by Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Trust for the inauguration of Shri Ram Temple in Ayodhya on January 22, 2024. General Secretary of Sri Ram Janmbhoomi Trust Shri Champat Rai met the Prime Minister on 25 October, 2023 and confirmed January 22, 2024 as the date of installation of Lord Ram idol in the Garbhagriha of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.
The Prime Minister posted on X, “Jai Siya Ram! Today is a day full of emotions. Recently, the officials of Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust had come to meet me at my residence. He has invited me to come to Ayodhya on the occasion of the consecration of Shri Ram Temple. I feel very blessed. It is my good fortune that in my lifetime, I will witness this historic occasion,”.
Along with his post on X, the Prime Minister also posted a picture of functionaries of the trust, which is presiding over the temple’s construction at the place where devotees believe Lord Ram was born, extending him an invitation.