70 pc of stone carving for Ram Mandir done

70 pc of stone carving for Ram Mandir done
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Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) is gearing up for construction of the Ram temple at the Babri Masjid premises which Hindus called as Ramjanambhoomi (Ram’s birth place), and the carving work is underway. Trucks laden with stones continue to arrive at the workshop at Karsevekpuram. According to VHP sources around eight artisans are working daily for carving these stones to be used for the Ram temple construction and 70 per cent of the stone carving for the temple has been completed. The remaining work will be completed in a couple of months.

The Newsnow has quoted a VHP leader as saying “We want to be ready for the construction of temple whenever we are allowed to do so.”

The proposed Ram Temple will be two-storied comprising of 212 pillars with 106 pillars in each floor. 16 faces of God and Goddess are being carved in each pillar. Pink stone from Dholpur in Rajasthan are being used for the carving.

It must be noted that the stones started arriving in the city in December 2015, however the then Samajwadi Party government banned further supplies. But arrival of stones resumed since May last after the BJP led Yogi Adityanath government came to power in March.

Commenting upon this Haji Mahboob, one of the petitioners in the title suit pending before the Supreme Court, said, “Yogi Adityanath should behave as Chief Minister for all. Unfortunately, he is not doing so. The BJP is trying to fan the Hindu passion with eyes on 2019 Lok Sabha polls. They know they cannot start construction of the Ram Temple.”