Ahead of the much-awaited Ram temple inauguration event on January 22, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the newly constructed Ayodhya airport and the renovated Ayodhya Dham railway station on Saturday.
PM Modi greeted people and conducted a tour of the holy city earlier today. Around 1,400 artists showcased their folk art and cultural performances on 40 stages erected along the route connecting the airport and the train station.
Speaking at the event after the launch of several development projects in Ayodhya, Modi said, “Today the whole world is eagerly waiting for the 22nd of January…” He went on, “Any nation in the world must protect its cultural legacy if it hopes to achieve new heights of prosperity. Ram Lala was there in a tent; Ram Lala and the 400 crore poor people in the nation have both received Pucca House today.”
PM Modi said, “Today, the foundation stone of development works worth more than Rs 15 thousand crore has been laid and inaugurated here. These infrastructure-related works will once again establish modern Ayodhya with pride on the map of the country. Today’s India is beautifying its pilgrimage sites and is also immersed in the world of digital technology….”