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Ram Mandir Trust Members Meet PM Modi, Invite Him to Visit Ayodhya

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The Quint
20th February, 2020 19:27 IST

Members of the Ram Mandir Trust, including its president Nritya Gopal Das, on Thursday, 20 February, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence in Delhi and invited him to visit Ayodhya.

The meeting came a day after the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra, set up recently to oversee the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, met for the first time on Wednesday.

VHP leader Champat Rai, who was elected as the trust’s general secretary, was present at the meet along with treasurer Swami Govind Dev Giri.

“We invited the prime minister to visit Ayodhya,” Das told reporters after the meeting.

The 15-member trust was constituted by the Narendra Modi government, after the Supreme Court's landmark verdict on November 9 in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case which settled the long-festering religious issue and allowed building of a temple at the disputed site where many Hindus believe Lord Ram was born.

Announcement of the formation of the trust was made by Prime Minister Modi in Lok Sabha.

Also Read: Modi’s Ex-Aide Nripendra Misra Gets Key Role in Ram Mandir Trust

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