Ayodhya. Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, which is constructing Ram temple in Ayodhya, has said that 50 percent work of temple construction has been completed and work progress is satisfactory. The trust on Tuesday, a day after Diwali, allowed the media to visit the place from where the progress of the temple construction could be reviewed.
Champat Rai, general secretary of the trust, told reporters here, “40 per cent of the work of the main temple and 50 per cent of the overall work in the complex has been completed. We are satisfied with the progress and quality of construction work. During the visit, reporters were also taken to the place from where Prime Minister Narendra Modi had taken stock of the construction work of the temple last Saturday.
Rai said that Rs 1800 crore is estimated to be spent in the construction of the temple. He said that the first floor of the temple would be ready by December 2023. He said that after that on Makar Sankranti on January 14, 2024, the life of Lord Rama would be consecrated in the temple and it would be opened for devotees. He informed that the trust has also decided to earmark a place for installing the idols of prominent saints and saints in the temple premises.