Ram Mandir Inauguration: PM Narendra Modi Addresses the nation

After the conclusion of puja and rituals, PM Narendra Modi addressed the gathering at the Ram Janmabhoomi site.

After concluding the rituals of ‘bhoomi pujan’ and laying the foundation stone at the Ram Janmabhoomi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the gathering present at the Ram Mandir site. While congratulating the whole nation, PM Modi asserted that this temple would serve as a sign of unity and inspiration.

The Prime Minister began his address by chanting “Jai Siya Ram” in front of the gathering which consisted of all the invitees present for the ‘bhoomi pujan’ event. “I am fortunate that I could join this auspicious occasion. Chants of Jai Siya Ram can be heard across the world” quoted PM Modi.


While feeling astonished and enthralled with the day finally arriving, Prime Minister expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the citizens of this country, the Indian diaspora across the world and all the devotees of Lord Ram “on this pious occasion”.

“A grand temple will now be built for our Ram Lalla who had been staying in a tent. Today, Ram Janmabhoomi breaks free of the cycle of breaking and getting built again – that had been going on for centures”, stated Narendra Modi in his address. He also asserted that “Golden History” will be built on the banks of Sarayu river. “Ram Mandir will be a modern symbol of our culture and will teach us love, faith and dedication”, said Narendra Modi.

While acknowledging he efforts and sacrifices of the people who have vehemently contributed towards building of the temple, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated that “Ram will always live in our hearts, despite the efforts to eradicate its existence”.

In his address, he also asserted that this temple would be a tool for “transformation of the economy”. “Ram resides in the culture of Ayodhya. Ram is an emblem of India’s unity in diversity”, he further added.

To conclude his address, PM Modi stated that this move will uplift the economy and would serve as an instrument to “unite the country”. He also unveiled a plaque and released a postal stamp with Ram Mandir on it.