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L&T ready to construct Ram temple in Ayodhya for free, say VHP leaders

Sources said international vice president of the VHP and general secretary of the Board of Trustees of the Shree Ram Teerth Kshetra Trust, Champat Rai, was in touch with L&T officials.

Published: 29th February 2020 05:56 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st March 2020 11:08 AM   |  A+A-

Ayodhya verdict

Ayodhya Ram Temple site. (File photo | AFP)

LUCKNOW: With preparations underway for the long-awaited Ram temple in Ayodhya, construction giant Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has offered to carry out the design and construction of the temple.

As per highly placed sources, the construction company has expressed its desire to execute all technical and construction projects related to the Ram temple in Ayodhya. Moreover, the company has offered to undertake the execution of the project without charging any fee.

“It would not sign any contract for this work,” said a senior VHP leader on the condition of anonymity. The sources also claimed that international vice president of the VHP and general secretary of the Board of Trustees of the newly set-up Shree Ram Teerth Kshetra Trust, Champat Rai, had been in touch with L&T officials.

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While the Board of Trustees are likely to hold their second meeting in Ayodhya in the first week of March to decide the date for commencing, RM Veerappan, senior designer of L&T, is likely to represent the
company whenever the board would invite officials for a formal meeting, said the sources.

“A final decision over roping in an agency to carry out technical and construction work of the Ram temple will be taken at the board of trustees meeting,” said Champat Rai.

The Ram temple will be built on a 67-acre land in Ayodhya. The 270-feet-long temple will be constructed in Nagara style, the prominent architecture genre followed by Vaishnavites of North India.  

“The Nagara style has been selected because the original Ram temple before it was demolished was also in this style,” said Mahant Kamal Nayan Das, a senior member of the Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas and a disciple of Mahant Nritya Gopal Das, the chairman of the temple trust.

The two-storey temple’s design has been conceived in such a manner that it will be constructed using stone slabs. No cement or iron will be used.



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  • K.BALAJI

    Jai Sri Ram
    1 year ago reply
  • Prabal Kansal

    Such an auspicious structure should not be constructed as a free service by some private firm. There are many intangible benefits associated with this long-awaited structure. VHP should be mindful and ensure that it should be made with the government money which in turn is the money paid by responsible and accountable indian tax payers. Also
    1 year ago reply
    • Rakesh Patel

      Why should govt tax money be used to construct a temple for one religion. I don't want my tax money to be used for this. They can use donations if they like
      1 year ago reply
  • Girish.S

    Why...?? Isint there any Indian construction company available.... Shame it is...
    1 year ago reply
    • surinder arora

      L&T is An Indian Company
      1 year ago reply
    • Shubham

      Bro. L&T is Indian Multinational ...for your Kind Information.
      1 year ago reply
    • Apurva Patel

      Girish
      1 year ago reply
  • Manmohan Kapoor

    Yes it's right that history Will be made by doing L &T work but Hindus should not be ignored in anyway.
    1 year ago reply
  • Manmohan Kapoor

    Never conect Taj Mehal with our GOD and GODESSES. They have Constructed The Whole BRAMHAND.
    1 year ago reply
  • A

    Hats off to L&T
    1 year ago reply
  • Mahesh

    Taj Mahal was built by Shah Jahan Rama Sethu is the lord of Rama Rama Mandir How To Build A LNT Company What our generations should read Please message everyone with the help of 100 crore Hindus who don't need to build a temple. Jai Shri Ram Jai Hind Vandemataram ?????
    1 year ago reply
  • MALLIKARJUNA

    Nothing in the world is grander than the design
    1 year ago reply
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