Ayodhya Deepotsav : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is scheduled to reach Ayodhya on Friday to celebrate a grand festival. This Dairan Ayodhya is expected to meet more than a dozen development projects, including the international airport project, on Diwali. On the occasion of Deepotsav in Ayodhya, there is an attempt to set a world record by burning 5.51 lakh earthen lamps along the river Saryu. In this regard, the District Magistrate of Ayodhya told that the Chief Minister will arrive at 3 o’clock. After that, the main event will light the lamp at Ramlala, there will be a Bharat Milap on the Saryu coast, the main event is at 6 o’clock after Saryu’s Arti.
Only those with valid invitation cards can attend the event. No one from outside Ayodhya will be allowed to visit today. Patrolling being done on Saryu River. At 3pm, Chief Minister will arrive for the event: DIG Deepak Kumar, Ayodhya on ‘Deepotsav’ https://t.co/53DPFCQPBK pic.twitter.com/NuUncOT9bF
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Ram’s Paadi being decorated with Rangoli and Diyas
Ram’s paadi is being decorated with rangoli and diyas for this Deepotsav program to be held in Ayodhya. Today 5.51 lakh lamps will be burnt, volunteers have been installed on the ghat to count the lamps. Shobha Yatra was taken out before the Deepotsav program to be held in Ayodhya today. At the same time, according to the instructions of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, virtual Deepotsav has been arranged in Ayodhya this year as a precaution due to the Kovid-19 epidemic.
Records have been made in Ayodhya in the past as well
Devotees who are unable to reach Ayodhya on Diwali will be able to light a lamp in front of Shri Ram Lala Virajaman through the website. Uttar Pradesh Tourism Minister Neelkanth Tiwari said on Saturday that the Deepotsav will be held for the first time at the Ram Janmabhoomi in Ayodhya. In Ayodhya Deepotsav 2018, lighting 3 lakh 1186 lamps was recorded in the Guinness Book of Records. After this, in 2019 a record has been made by lighting 4 lakh 9 thousand 965 lamps.