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Shri Amit Shah congratulates Prime Minister for announcing the formation of Shri Ram Janma Bhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust

New Delhi, February 5, 2020

Union Minister for Home Affairs, Shri Amit Shah congratulated Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for the announcement of the formation of Shri Ram Janma Bhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, in the Parliament today. He said that this day is a day of immense joy and pride for the entire country. Home Minister said, "I congratulate the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for his commitment to the building of Lord Shri Ram temple, a symbol of India's belief and unwavering faith".

According to the order of the Supreme Court on Shri Ram Janmabhoomi, the Government of India has taken a historic decision today to form a trust in the name of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirtha Kshetra, showing its commitment towards the construction of the grand temple of Lord Shri Ram in Ayodhya. Shri Shah said that Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust will have 15 trustees, out of which one trustee will always be from Dalit community. He said, "I congratulate the Prime Minister for many such unprecedented decisions that strengthen social harmony".

The Home Minister said that this trust will be completely free to take every decision related to the temple and 67 acres of land will be transferred to the trust. "I am confident that millions of people who were waiting for centuries will soon be able to see the grand temple of Lord Shri Ram at his birthplace", he said.

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