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Lit up ghats, disinfection drives, security checks — Ayodhya readies for Ram temple event

PM Modi and other dignitaries will arrive in Ayodhya for the 'bhoomi pujan' of the Ram temple tomorrow. The city has been carrying out disinfection drives in preparation for the event.

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Ayodhya: Heavy security and social distancing norms in place, Ayodhya is all set to conduct the bhoomi pujan or the ground breaking ceremony of the Ram temple Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is among the those on the guest list for the event.

The city’s ghats and bridges have been decorated with lights while sanitation drives were being conducted at various places.

ThePrint’s photojournalist Suraj Singh Bisht shows you the humdrum of the preparations for the event.

At Ayodhya's Naya ghat on the eve | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint
Ayodhya’s Naya ghat is all lit up on the eve of bhoomi pujan | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Ahead of foundation day, Ayodhya has strict norms at place | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint
There are strict social distancing norms in place ahead of the event | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

The entire city in being sanitised | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint
Disinfection drives are being conducted in various parts of Ayodhya | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

There are posters of PM Modi and BJP across the city | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint
Posters of PM Modi and other dignitaries who will attend the event have been placed all across the city | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

There are check posts at the entry of the city | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint
Multiple check posts have been set to check entry and exit points to Ayodhya | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Fumigation and disinfecting with sodium hypochlorite solution are being carried out as per protocol | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint
A civic worker uses sodium hypochlorite solution to disinfect the area around the Ram temple in line with Covid protocol | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

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