Lord Rama is the "soul of the nation", Union minister Mahesh Sharma on Friday said while he came out in defence of Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik's statement advocating construction of Ram temple on the disputed site in Ayodhya.
The birth anniversary of Lord Rama, which is known as Ramnavami, is celebrated in the month of Chaitra usually falling in March or April according to the Hindu calendar. The nine-day celebration during the bright fortnight of Chaitra month marks the birth day of Lord Rama.
The Supreme Court on Monday permitted the authorities to change the tarpaulin and ropes at Lord Rama`s make-shift temple in Ayodhya without disturbing the status quo on the 67 acre land adjacent to the disputed site.
With his role in post-Godhara riots again coming into question, Congress today asked BJP to dump the Guajrat Chief Minister like Lord Rama had sent Sita out of his home to clear the doubts of the people.
Bollywood filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has always stirred controversies for making tacky statements and comments. And this time his target is someone who is bigger than mankind. The latest one to fall prey to the director-producer is the Almighty himself. Varma has questioned the King of Ayodhya, Lord Ram of his deeds on Ram Navami!