The Mahavir Temple Trust located at Patna, Bihar has announced a donation of Rs 10 crore to Ram Janmabhoomi Tirtha Kshetra Trust for the construction of Ram Mandir, DNA reported.
"I am going to Ayodhya with a cheque of Rs 2 crore as a donation from Mahavir temple in Patna to the proposed Ram temple. We will donate a total Rs 10 crore for it in instalments." Kishore, Secretary of Mahavir Mandir Trust told media.
Mahavir Temple is a Jain temple, had found 30 coins dated 1818 with images of Lord Ram, his brother Lakshman, his wife Sita and Lord Hanuman inscribed on one side of them. Kishor told media that the coins had been issued by the East India Company.
On February 5, 2020, the PM Modi had announced in the Parliament that the Central Government is setting up the independent trust for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. The name of the trust is Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirth Kshetra trust.
Kameshwar Chaupal, a trustee of the Shri Ram Janambhoomi Tirth Kshetra, in his interview to Zee News said, The Ram Temple in Ayodhya is likely to be ready by the year 2022. In this regard, the first meeting among the members of the Ram Mandir Trust is likely to take place in New Delhi on February 19, 2020.