- Yogi govt will implement the spirit of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’
- Foreign artists will stage Ramleela performances in Ayodhya
By Our Correspondent
Lucknow: The Yogi Adityanath-led government is gearing up to create a unique, unforgettable, and divine atmosphere on the occasion of the seating of Lord Shri Ram in his grand temple, an event to be held under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 22, 2024.
The government aims to make the present as well as future generations aware of the ideals and values of Lord Shri Ram through Ramotsav celebrations.
The government also seeks to present to the world Navya (New) Ayodhya’s cultural and spiritual glory in its pristine form through the event after a gap of 500 years.
On the one hand, artistes from across the country and abroad will present Ramleela during the event and on the other there will also be cultural programs based on traditions.
Govt also aims to unite the country in one thread through the event
Ramleela artistes’ troupes from countries like Nepal, Cambodia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Indonesia, etc., are being invited for the Ramotsav. Additionally, troupes from states like Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Karnataka, Sikkim, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, and Chandigarh will also present various events based on the life of Lord Shri Ram.
Ramleela performances from India and abroad are proposed to be staged on the Tulsi Manch located at the Tulsi Bhawan Memorial. The government has allocated a budget of Rs 2 crore for the staging of Ramleela performances.
Spiritual and cultural pilgrimage to begin in January
In January, lakhs of devotees from all over the world will visit Ayodhya and other significant religious and cultural cities in the state.
Keeping this in mind, preparations for various programs are underway. CM Yogi has extended invitations to devotees from other states to visit Ayodhya through various programs.
Yogi govt prioritizes to respect ‘faith’ of people
It is worth noting that the Chief Minister has given Uttar Pradesh a new spiritual identity. In this regard, the cultural and spiritual programs in Ayodhya have been linked with reverence to ‘faith’. Various events will take place at different venues, such as Purushottam Manch in Ram Katha Park, Saryu Manch in Bhajan Sandhya Sthal, Kakbhushundi Manch in Tulsi Udyan, and Tulsi Manch in the Tulsi Smarak Bhavan during Ramotsav.