Sunday 17 October, 2021 | PNS | Dehradun
Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami paid obeisance at the Ram Janmabhoomi and Hanuman Garhi shrines in Ayodhya and prayed for the welfare of Uttarakhand on Saturday.The first chief minister of Uttarakhand to visit Ram Janma Bhoomi since the way for construction of the shrine in the lord’s birthplace was finalised, Dhami also viewed the construction work and sought blessings from the members of the local religious fraternity.
Dhami is on a two-day visit to Ayodya where he arrived at about 3 PM. He first took care of his political obligations by interacting with local party workers before participating in the Ram Barat to Hanuman Garhi in the evening. From that shrine he went to the shrine at Ram Janma Bhoomi where he paid his obeisance ritualistically.
Ealier, while talking to the local media persons, Dhami said that he had done his higher education from Lucknow. He said that Uttarakhand is the land of Mahadev while Uttar Pradesh is the land of lord Rama. The CM also spoke about the various major developmental works underway in Uttarakhand including the Rishikesh-Karnprayag railway line, Char Dham all weather road, Kedarnath reconstruction project, Badrinath master plan and other such works.