Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will brief Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the development projects in Ayodhya. The review meeting will take place virtually.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will review the future vision of Ayodhya’s development on June 26 in a virtual meeting with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
According to sources, the future vision involves modernization, roads, infrastructure, a railway station, an airport, and several other ongoing projects. The Centre accepted the state government’s request for an international airport in Ayodhya earlier this year, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said in February.
“The Centre has accepted the Uttar Pradesh Government’s request for an international airport near Ayodhya. the state government has allocated about Rs.1,000 crores to the district administration. The Central government has disbursed Rs 250 crore,” the Chief Minister had said.
Speaking about tourism and pilgrimage in Ayodhya, the Chief Minister had said, “Ayodhya is popular for Ramjanmabhoomi. Work in Ayodhya is going on for the construction of Lord Ram temple. Lakhs of devotees and pilgrims visit Ayodhya. Both the central and state governments are attempting to develop the city, which offers a blend of spirituality and tourism.”
Last year on August 5, Prime Minister Modi had visited Ayodhya to attend the ‘Bhoomi pujan’ at the Ram Janmbhoomi site.
In February 2020, the Prime Minister had announced the constitution of Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra, to oversee the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya.