Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday unveiled the 7-foot tall statue of Lord Ram during his visit to Ayodhya at the Shodh Sansthan Museum. The statue is made of a single block of rosewood and purchased for Rs. 35 lakh from Karnataka. It depicts Kodamb Ram – one of the five avatars of Lord Ram.
He also visited galleries and launched books and postal cover at Shodh Sansthan Museum. He also released a special cover on the Kodand Statue of Lord Ram by the postal department. He released books titled Archaeological Report of Ayodhya, Ramleela Journey of Carribean Countries.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath unveils a statue of Lord Ram at Ayodhya Shodh Sansthan pic.twitter.com/RWKBhDafpJ
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UP CM also presented the honors to sculptors, painters, and writers at the museum. Speaking at the venue Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath thanked Sant Samaj for their blessings that helped Narendra Modi to get back to power in 2019.
He added that people of India rejected negative politics and elected PM Modi once again.
He also hailed his governments work in Ayodhya, he said there is so much development work happening in the city. ‘Ayodhya is Known city and land where Lord Ram was Born’, he added.
Further asserting his wish of grand Ram Temple in Ayodhya, Yogi Adityanath said, ‘Our and Your goal is same and that is of nationalism’.
UP CM also reviewed the construction and development work going at Ayodhya Bus Station and the beautification work at Guptar Ghat, among others.
Last year, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced a project to build a 221-metre long bronze statue of Lord Ram on the banks of the Saryu River in Ayodhya.
Thackeray has last year visited Ayodhya and asked the Central Government to announce a date for the construction of the Ram Mandir.
Earlier this week, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed all divisional commissioners and municipal commissioners to look after Swachata Abhiyan and directed them to prepare a detailed project report for the AMRUT City Scheme.