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New Delhi: Almost all political leaders were in a celebratory mood as the bhoomi pujan ceremony of the Ram Temple was finally held Wednesday.

President Ram Nath Kovind, who usually stays away from commenting on political matters, also extends his wishes on the Ram Temple.

Home Minister Amit Shah, who is in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus, was most excited.

Union ministers like Nitin Gadkari and Smriti Irani found their own unique ways to commemorate the occasion.

 

Want to know what the prime minister said after the bhoomi pujan? Here’s a glimpse.

BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje tweeted a rather controversial painting. Check out who’s towering over whom:

And for once, Congress and the BJP were on the same page.

Rahul Gandhi turns to poetry on Lord Ram.

His brother-in-law Robert Vadra extends his wishes, too, with a graphic:

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor issues a warning:

BJP’s Tejasvi Surya is definitely not listening to Tharoor.

Former Rajasthan deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot feels the need to convey his feelings.

Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav also joined the party.

Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik’s unique tribute to Lord Ram.

What was Mahatma Gandhi’s ‘Ram Rajya’?

In other news, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan unveiled a new political map Tuesday. And there are more than a few things odd about it.

Today also marks the one year anniversary of the scrapping of Article 370 — activist Shehla Rashid on a Kashmiri’s idea of India.

And finally, former cricketer Mohammed Kaif draws an important lesson from Lord Ram.

With inputs from Shubhangi Misra

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  1. All the Leftists & Khangressi, who used to say earlier MAR, MAR– are today chanting RAM, RAM. That itself shows what change the Almighty has already brought.

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