The Yogi Adityanath government plans to build a grand statue”of Lord Ram on the banks of the Saryu river in Ayodhya as part of its plan to showcase Navya Ayodhya. The proposal was presented to Governor Ram Naik as part of the state tourism department’s initiatives to promote religious tourism.
According to a press communique released from Raj Bhavan, Principal Secretary, Tourism, Awanish Kumar Awasthi made the presentation. The presentation also included information on programmes scheduled for Diwali celebrations in Ayodhya on October 18. Governor Naik, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Union Tourism Minister K J Alphons and Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma will be present on the occasion.
The communique stated that the statue will be build at Saryughat after clearance from the National Green Tribunal.