Lucknow: The construction of a ‘grand Ram temple’ began today by the Ram Janmabhumi Nirman Nyas Trust in Ayutthaya in Thailand after an elaborate ‘bhumi poojan’ ceremony.
A senior functionary of the organisation said the temple would help spread the message of Lord Ram outside India.
“After performing rituals of bhumi poojan, the construction of a grand Ram temple has been started in Ayutthaya. As there is delay in the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya with the matter pending in the Supreme Court, we, the devotees of Ram, have started construction of a temple here,” Ram Janmabhumi Nirman Nyas Trust president Mahant Janmejay Sharan told known news agency over the phone from Bangkok.
Ram Janmabhumi Nirman Nyas Trust president Mahant Janmejay Sharan said: “We expect the the decision of the apex court will come soon in our favour and we will start the construction of the temple in Ayodhya.”