Updated January 2nd, 2024 at 15:35 IST
Rajinikanth invited to Ram Temple inauguration in Ayodhya, photo goes viral
Rajinikanth was recently invited to the Ram Temple event in Ayodhya on January 22. The rituals for the consecration ceremony will begin on January 16.
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Rajinikanth, who is curently shooting for his upcoming film Vettaiyan, has been invited to attend an auspicious event in Ayodhya on January 22. According to a photo going viral on social media, the Jailer actor will be attending a Ram Temple event. For the unversed, Lord Ram will be consecrated in his child-like form (Ram Lalla) in the Ram Temple in Ayodhya on January 22. The event is expected to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, popular cricketers, celebrities, industrialists, saints, and representatives from various countries.
Who is with Rajinikanth in the viral photo?
Officials including RSS South Organiser, South Bharat People's Secretary, and several others went to Rajinikanth's residence in Chennai to invite him at the Ram Temple event in Ayodhya on January 22. The rituals for the consecration ceremony will begin on January 16 and will last for seven days, until January 22. According to news agency ANI, the Temple trust has released the seven-day schedule of rituals.
Notable guests include Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Mukesh Ambani, Ratan Tata, Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Congress leader Sonia Gandhi, and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
All we need to know about the Ram Temple event
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address attendees at the grand consecration event of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya from the front of the 'Singh Dwar', the main entrance to the temple, sources said on Thursday. PM Modi will throw the gates of the grand temple open for visitors at the consecration event on January 22, next year.
According to sources, lakhs of devotees are likely to pour into the temple town for the January 22 consecration. According to sources, the discussions will centre on the idol of Lord Ram, which will be installed inside the sanctum sanctorum of the grand temple at the grand opening or consecration of the shrine on January 22. Preparations for the consecration ceremony of the temple on January 22 will also be discussed in detail during the meeting, the sources added. There will be another meeting of the trust to select the idol of Ram Lalla.
(Inputs from ANI)
Published January 2nd, 2024 at 15:35 IST