Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath with General Secretary of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust Champat Rai during a visit to the Ram Temple, in Ayodhya.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath with Deputy Chief Ministers K.P. Maurya and Brajesh Pathak, UP Assembly Speaker Satish Mahana and state legislators. Principal Secretary (Home) Sanjay Prasad said the group would not visit the Hanumangarhi temple located near the Ram Mandir 'due to paucity of time and owing to the crowd there'.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath offers prayers at the Ram Temple. The members of both Houses were invited by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and the Speaker of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly Satish Mahana to Ayodhya to offer prayers to Ram Lalla in the newly-constructed temple.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath with Deputy Chief Ministers K.P. Maurya and Brajesh Pathak, UP Assembly Speaker Satish Mahana and state legislators. On the Samajwadi Party (SP) declining the trip, Deputy Chief Ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Brajesh Pathak said it is because they had ordered firing on 'Ram bhakts' (devotees of lord Ram) and this is part of their minority appeasement politics.
Uttar Pradesh minister Jitin Prasada with UP MLAs and MLCs on the way to Ayodhya's Ram Temple.
"We got this golden opportunity to offer prayers to Ram Lalla. I hope that Lord Ram will bless everyone," said UP Deputy CM K.P. Maurya after visiting Ayodhya's Ram Temple. "Members of both Houses of the Uttar Pradesh Legislature have left for Ayodhya. If anybody is not going, it is the 'samaaptwaadi party'," Maurya said, apparently referring to the Samajwadi Party.