Priest, 15 Policemen At Ram Temple Site Covid-19 Positive
Pradeep Das, a priest at the Ram temple site in Ayodhya, where the bhoomi pujan (groundbreaking ceremony) for the temple will take place next week, along with 15 policemen on duty at the event site have tested positive for coronavirus.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to attend the ceremony on August 5, for which grand preparations are in full swing.
The Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust has issued an appeal to all saints across the country to perform puja in their respective temples and Maths from 11.30 am to 12.30 pm on August 5.
Champat Rai, general secretary of the Trust, requested people to watch the live telecast of bhoomi pujan on television and light earthen lamps at home in the evening.
Last week, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath had visited the Ram Janmabhoomi complex to review preparations for the mega