Guwahati News Desk: Water from 115 countries of seven continents to be procured for offering in the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya.
The announcement was made by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday.
Referring to it as an “innovative thinking” Singh stated that it replicated the message of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam. He also added that the construction of the Ram Temple is a moment of pride for everybody.
According to sources, water from rivers, streams and oceans from these 115 countries was received by Singh at his residence at Akbar Road in presence of Shree Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra general secretary Champat Rai and ambassadors and high commissioners from several countries including Denmark, Fiji and Nigeria.
Moreover, the water was procured by NGO Delhi Study Circle, which is led by BJP leader and former Delhi MLA Vijay Jolly.
Lauding this effort, Singh said, “Procuring water from all the countries of the world replicates the thinking of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam of India. Bringing water from 115 countries is an excellent work. I hope water from remaining 77 countries would also be procured by the time construction of the temple is completed. We will do‘Jalabhishek’ of our Ram Lala from that water.” He further said that the construction of the Ram Temple is a moment of pride for everybody.
Moreover, Rai also informed that the first phase of the foundation of the Ram Temple has been completed.