UP govt to launch website for virtual Deepotsav in Ayodhya- The New Indian Express

UP govt to launch web site for digital Deepotsav in Ayodhya- The New Indian Categorical


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LUCKNOW: With ‘pageant of lights’ Diwali being across the weekend, the UP authorities is able to launch a web site for a digital Deepotsav (flame lamp pageant) for folks to take part within the Ayodhya Deepotsav by lighting a digital diya owing to the pandemic. 

Nonetheless, the Ayodhya residents will illuminate the temple city by lighting 5,51,000 earthen lamps on the eve of Diwali. The diyas will likely be lit together with ‘Ram Ki Pairi’, all mutts, temples and houses in order that the entire temple city is lit up brightly. 

Ayodhya Deeptosav is a Guinness report holder annual affair began by Yogi Aditynath authorities in 2017. Lakhs of diyas are lit to light up the ghats of holy Saryu and the whole Ayodhya city to mark Deepawali, the homecoming of Lord Ram together with Sita and brother Lakshman after an exile of 14 years.

This 12 months, with a purpose to make folks take part within the occasion just about, the state authorities would launch the web site on November 13, on Deepawali eve.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi can also be more likely to be part of this 12 months’s digital celebration which is able to happen in Ayodhya’s Sri Ramlala Darbar. Whereas the state authorities has determined to mild up over 5,50,000 bodily diyas (lamps) on this event, folks have been invited to participate within the ceremony
just about. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, a number of restrictions have been laid to make sure the celebration is carried out easily.

This 12 months’s ceremony goes to be particular because it comes months after the laying of the muse stone for Ram Temple in August.

“The digital Deepotsav will likely be no much less actual than the precise one and thus, this platform will allow a by no means earlier than actual expertise. The portal could have a portrait of Sri Ram Lalla Virajman earlier than which the digital lamps will likely be lit. The portal could have a facility to choose up the lamp-stand of 1’s
selection — metal, brass, or some other materials. An choice of utilizing ghee or oil may even be out there for devotees. 

“Not solely this, the arms of the individual lighting up the lamp on the web site could be based mostly on whether or not the devotee is a person or a girl. After the lamps are lit, based mostly on the small print of the devotees, a thanks digital letter carrying the image of Shri Ram Lalla from the UP CM may even be issued. The online portal will likely be up earlier than the principle occasion on November 13 to be out there for frequent folks,” stated a UP authorities spokesman.

The state authorities assertion stated that Yogi Adityanath had issued directions to make the Ayodhya Deepotsav grander this time however has additionally cautioned that there needs to be no breach of Covid-19 protocol. Directives have been additionally issued to carry completely different every day rituals by guaranteeing that every one Covid-19 protocols have been
adhered to.

In the meantime, safety was beefed up and all occasions have been cancelled in twin cities of Ayodhya and Faizabad on Monday (November 9), which marks the primary anniversary of the Ayodhya verdict by the Supreme Courtroom of India.

Whereas on one hand, frisking of the autos heading in the direction of Ram temple website was intensified in Ayodhya, on the opposite ban was imposed on celebrating the primary anniversary of the deliverance of apex court docket order by which the two.77 acre disputed land was handed over to Hindu events and five-acre land allotted to the Sunni Waqf Board in Dhannipur village below Sohawal tehsil in Ayodhya district to assemble a mosque.

This 12 months, on August 5, PM Modi had come right down to Ayodhya to carry out Bhoomi Pujan to pave approach for the development of the Ram temple at his birthplace.

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