The temple’s design and expanse over the 67 acres of government-acquired land in Ayodhya will also determine the location of a proposed 251-metre statue of Lord Ram in the town. This would be tallest statue in the world.
The Vishwa Hindu Parishad has appealed to the Centre that the proposed Ram Temple Trust adopt the model suggested by the Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas for the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, as this would help speed up its construction.
The govt released the first tranche of Rs 435 crore on January 9 for the construction of the expressway, which it plans to complete in two years. PM Modi may lay the foundation stone of this project in Chitrakoot later this month, said people aware of the matter. Four companies have been awarded contracts for constructing different parts of the corridor.
Names of Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas head Nritya Gopal Das; Digambar Akhara chief Mahant Suresh Das, who was a party in the case in the SC; and either Nirmohi Akhara sarpanch Ramchandra Acharya or its Ayodhya chief Mahant Dinendra Das were among those under consideration for being included in the proposed trust, according to the people in the know.
Besides, the new coalition government had set up a ‘common minimum programme’ committee under state home minister Anil Vij in November last year, but it has had just one meeting so far. No ‘common minimum programme’ document has been drawn up so far.
The BJP has slammed filmmaker Anurag Kashyap for seeking grant for two of his movies from the Uttar Pradesh government but ET has found that it was the Yogi Adityanath government which approved the script of 'Mukkabaaz', making it eligible for a grant, and had earlier approved 'Saand Ki Aankh' for tax-free status.
On one side is Vaibhav Krishna, an IPS officer widely considered to be upright in police circles, who was suspended on Thursday from his post as Noida police chief for leaking to the media the contents of his official complaint against five IPS officers made in October 2019 and featuring allegedly in an obscene video chat with an unidentified woman.
There was no question of sacking JNU vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar, HRD secretary Amit Khare has said though officials asserted that the VC should implement the formula decided during negotiations last month for ending the student protest over hike in fees.
No open attacks on Priyanka, firming up Muslim vote base without hardcore polarisation: Akhilesh Yadav finetunes strategy in UP
Samajwadi Party focussing on law and order plank on which the BJP knocked it out of power in 2017.
The Narendra Modi-led government has decided to institute a major study into over 6,000 km of national highways which covers over a dozen states, including the North-South and East-West corridors, to upgrade them to “global standards”.
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