Champat Rai, the General Secretary of the Shree Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra has informed the media that the door-to-door fund collection drive for Ram Mandir has stopped. But people can still donate online by visiting the trust’s website.
According to VHP, a donation of Rs 2,500 crore has been collected as per banks’ receipts till March 4.
“We have succeeded in achieving our goal of ‘Samarpan’ in 4,00,000 villages. Contact was also made in all the wards of urban areas. Although the statistics of families contacted are yet to come in, it is estimated that we have liaised with about 100 million families and Samarpan (contributions) have been received from every quarter and walk of life,” the Trust’s general secretary, Champat Rai, said.
Rai also said that during the campaign, about 9 lakh karyakartas (volunteers) split up in 1.75 lakh teams and went door-to-door to collect donations. The contributions were deposited in banks through 38,125 karyakartas.