The meeting worked out modalities to speed up the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya. To start with, it was decided to open an account in Ayodhya’s SBI branch to deposit donations for the Ram temple construction, Chanmpat Rai told the media. Swami Govind Dev Giri of Pune would be treasurer of the trust.
Central government representative at the meeting was additional secretary in Home ministry Gyanesh Kumar, UP government’s representative Avinash Awasthy and Ayodhya District Magistrate Anuj Kumar Jha.
PM Modi had announced the formation of the 15-member trust in Parliament on February 5. The Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust has seven members, five nominated members and three trustees. The trust was formed in adherence to the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya dispute in November last year.
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