Gupta, who retired from the Army in 1978 and settled in the historic Burhanpur town of MP, has in his rare antique collection around 60 Ram-Tankas.
President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President, CMs contribute towards Ram Temple construction in Ayodhya
The Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra rust has mandated the VHP to collect funds for the temple's construction.
In the temple town, the donation drive, formally known as Shree Ram Janmbhoomi Ram Mandir Nidhi Samarpan Abhiyan, was started simultaneously from 400 locations.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had performed the bhoomi pujan to begin the construction of the temple on August 5 last year.
The Vishva Hindu Parishad will be spearheading the campaign for the fund collections for the Ram temple construction.
The new plan came up for consideration after the works were delayed due to the presence of loose sand around 200 feet under the ground.
A case of alleged embezzlement of Rs 6 lakh from the Ram Janmbhoomi Trust came into light on September 9 and four people have been arrested in this connection.
When the place, where the sanctum sanctorum of the temple has to be brought up, was dug, the experts found loose sand at the construction site.
Gangster Vikas Dubey and his men mowed down eight policemen with gunfire from the rooftops in Bikru village where the team had gone to arrest him shortly after midnight on July 2.
The work will start in January and experts from different engineering institutes are preparing a report over it.
VHP will go door-to-door in four lakh villages and reach out to 11 crore families across the country to collect donations for the construction of the mandir and other facilities in Ayodhya.
The trees namely Peepal, Bargad (Banyan), Deodars, Sita Ashok, Parijaat, Saal, Mango, Nagkesar, and Sandal find a special mention in the development plan of the temple complex.
The BJP, however, dismissed the charge, saying it is not a political issue for the party, and accused the Shiv Sena of laying roadblocks earlier in the bhoomi pujan of Ram temple construction.
The Congress-led government this year executed its concept plan on developing key locations which are believed to lie along the route of Lord Ram’s 14 years of exile.
The panel was set up through a notification by the Ram Construction Committee, said Ayodhya's BJP MLA Ved Gupta on Sunday.