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22nd May 2023,Mumbai: According to Nripendra Misra, the first stage of the Ram Temple project in Ayodhya would be finished by December 30.

According to Nripendra Misra, the head of the Ram Mandir Construction Committee, the first phase of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya’s construction will be finished by December 30 of this year, and the first and second levels would be ready by December 30 of 2024.

The temple is being built in three phases, according to Misra, who was previously Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s senior secretary, and pilgrims will be able to enter the temple after the first phase is complete.

“The first phase of the Ram Temple’s development would be finished by December 30, 2023, the temple trust decided. By December 30, 2024, the first and second floors will be finished. By December 30, 2023, we want people to offer prayers to Lord Ram”, Mishra was reported as saying by the news agency ANI.

Here are updates on the Ram Temple construction:

1.Five ‘mandaps’ on the ground floor, besides other works, will be completed in the first phase.

2. In the first phase, the five ‘mandaps’ on the ground floor, out of which the most prominent is the sanctum sanctorum where God’s idol will be installed, should be completed, Misra said. 

3. There are nearly 160 pillars in the construction of the five mandaps.

4. A brief description of Lord Ram on the lower plinth of the Temple will be started (in the first phase), and the electricity facility and other facilities should be completed. All these works will be completed by December 30, 2023, he said.

5. The first and second storeys of the Temple, including the percota (outer perimeter), will be completed by December 30, 2024, Misra said.

6. He added that the idol will be installed, devotees will be able to visit by the end of this year.

7. The committee head said the construction of the entire temple will be completed by December 2025.

8. Misra said the budget falls between ₹1400 crore and ₹1,800 crore.

9. Union minister home minister Amit Shah had announced that the Ram Temple will be opened for devotees by January 1 next year.

10. On November 9, 2019, a five-judge Supreme Court bench led by then Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi ruled in favour of Ram Lalla and said the entire disputed land spread over 2.7 acres will be handed over to a trust formed by the government, which will monitor the construction of a Ram Temple at the site.

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