Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde Likely To Visit Ayodhya

Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde Likely To Visit Ayodhya

According to a latest report, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde is likely to visit Ayodhya to offer prayers to Lord Ram; however, he did not specify any date.

Shinde made this statement while talking to reporters at the Nagpur airport on Tuesday, January 3. “He Some religious leaders from Ayodhya paid him a visit on Monday and invited him to Ayodhya for a "darshan" of Lord Ram. Ayodhya is a place of worship and admiration for us and I will definitely visit the place,” said the CM.

A grand temple of Lord Ram is being constructed in the Uttar Pradesh city after the Supreme Court verdict of November 2019 had paved the way for the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had performed the 'bhoomi pujan' for the construction of the temple in August 2020.

Earlier, on Sunday, January 1, he reiterated that the state government will revisit its health scheme to cover additional ailments under the Mahatma Jyotirao Phule scheme for the benefit of maximum number of needy people.

He was speaking at a midnight blood donation camp organised by the Thane unit of the Balasahebanchi Shiv Sena in Thane.

Shinde also said the chief minister's relief fund "which was closed for two-and-a-half years", has been started and a sum of INR 11 crores disbursed to more than 1,000 people in the last five months.

The CM said the state government and his party, because of their work, have become popular among people in the last five-six months.

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