Trustee Anil Mishra said two plots of land situated in Ram Kot and Tehri Bazaar localities were purchased last week from Harish Kumar Pathak, a resident of Basti district.
The Akhila Bharatiya Pratinidi Sabha, the highest decision-making body of RSS, started its two-day meet on Friday morning and it will elect a new Sarkaryavah (General Secretary) on Saturday.
Aam Aadmi Party spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal made the announcement in view of public sentiment.
The Minister had recently donated `1 lakh from his salary for the development of the Shree Jagannath Temple.
The State unit of Shri Ram Janma Bhoomi Mandir Nirman Nidhi Samarpan Abhiyan has raised Rs 180 crore from devotees across Telangana.
Eldhose Kunnappilly alleged that some people contacted him asking for donations for the construction but 'did not reveal' that they were linked with RSS or whether donation was for Ram Temple.
Prasad handed over the cheque to Mohan Singh and Rajesh Pandey, representatives of Sri Rama Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra trust.
The northeast Delhi had last year witnessed widespread communal violence that claimed over 50 lives and rendered over 300 injured, besides massive destruction of public and private property.
The campaign to collect funds began from January 15 and will continue till February 27.
BJP MPs to start campaign to collect contributions for construction of temple in Ayodhya
The MLA said that he had not made any statement that amounted to sacrilege but was merely trying to expose the BJP.
The donation was made in the name of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra, which has been mandated to collect funds for the temple, Dhankhar said in the statement.
Meanwhile, Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir Nirman Nidhi Samarpan Abhiyan’s Telangana convenor Bandaru Ramesh said that the volunteers have reached out to over 4,000 villages in the state.
A controversial book on Ram Mandir was dropped from the list of books selected for purchase for public libraries in Karnataka, pending government approval.
Kumar took to Twitter and shared a video, writing that he has donated his share for the construction.