MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar in a social media video post urged the citizen to generously contribute towards the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya.
The actor in the video spoke about a story which he told to his daughter and narrated a story about Ram Setu and urged people to contribute in the construction of Ram Temple. Last year, the Supreme Court gave its historic decision on the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case."
In a tweet, the actor wrote, "It is a matter of great pleasure that the construction of our grand temple of Sri Rama has begun in Ayodhya… Now it is our turn to contribute. I have started, hope you will join together. Jai Siyaram."
Earlier, in a landmark historic judgement, the Apex Court gave its judgment in favour of Ram Temple and also allotted land to the Muslim board for the construction of a Mosque.
According to reports, the construction of the Dhannipur Mosque is said to commence on January 26 in Ayodhya.
The Mosque Project includes a hospital, a museum, a library, a community kitchen, the Indo-Islamic Cultural Research Centre and also a publication house.
Meanwhile, in Assam, the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra (RJBTK), Assam inaugurated the ceremony of fund collection campaign for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya.
The drive also commenced nationwide on the occasion of Makar Sankranti on Friday and it will continue till Magh Purnima on February 27.
In Assam, the fund-collection drive will be conducted till January 30. It has been estimated that in Assam around 70,000 people will be covered under this campaign.
"Voluntary donation from people will be accepted for which coupons of Rs.10, Rs.100, and Rs.1000 will be available and from Rs. 2,000 slips will be provided to the contributors," said the trust.
The campaign was held in different parts of every district of the State including -Borduwa Than, Majuli Satra, Sivadol, Kamakhya Mandir, etc. Union Minister Ajay Kumar Pareek, RJBTK vice president Dr Munindra Mohan Deka, RJBTK president Parameshwar Dutta, among others were present on the inaugural ceremony at Panchajanya Bhavan in Guwahati.