Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath attended a ceremony at the Ram Janmabhoomi in Ayodhya and shifted the idol of Ram Lalla to the makeshift temple, Hindustan Times reported.
The ceremony took place at around 4.30 am today (March 25, 2020), the first day of the nine-day long Navratri festival.
The idol of Ram Lalla shifted from sanctum sanctorum of the temple after 27 years (December 6, 1992).
According to media reports, on this occasion, members of the Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirath Kshetra Trust were also present. The shifting of the deity is part of the plan to construct a grand temple at the Ram Janmabhoomi.
Priests from Andhra Pradesh, New Delhi, Haridwar, Mathura, Varanasi and Ayodhya took part in the auspicious rituals.