Ram Mandir construction starts on February 21 – Shankaracharya ready to ‘face bullets’
Swami Swaroopanand a religious leader said that Ram Mandir construction would begin in Ayodhya from February 21 beside disputed Ram Janmabhoomi – Babri Masjid land. Center filed a petition in Supreme court to strive land adjacent to the disputed land.
The ‘Shilanyas’ (foundation) for ram mandir construction was announced in Kumbh mela. The ‘Dharmadesh’ provided by Dwaraka Peeth Sankaracharya in ‘Dharam sansad’, asked Hindus to bring four bricks each and arrive at Ayodhya for the construction of Ram Mandir. Lying of bricks is named as ‘isthika nyas’.
Shankaracharya added that all the Sadhus will start march From Allahabad to Ayodhya after ‘Basnat Panchami’ and they are 'Ready to face Bullets'. However, Shankaracharya denounced BJP: In spite of having a majority in Lok Sabha, BJP government did not initiate construction of Ram Mandir.