The historic Bhoomi Pujan took place at Ran Janmabhoomi site, Ayodhya with Prime Minister Narendra Modi performing the Pujan part and laying the foundation stone for the Ram Mandir construction.
Before entering the temple construction site, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Hanumangarhi Temple and offered his prayers and headed to the Ram Mandir construction site.
Narendra Modi dressed up in a traditional dhoti-kurta for the groundbreaking ceremony. For the foundation laying ceremony, he was accompanied by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
As per the schedule, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone at the temple construction site at 12:40 PM on the 'Muhurat' time.
After the foundation laying ceremony, an event will be held at the temple site where PM Modi will address the 175 attendees of the ceremony and Modi will be sharing the stage with four others.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, trust chief Nritya Gopaldas Maharaj, Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel, and CM Yogi Adityanath are the other personalities who will be seated on the stage.