Go Flashback: When Rajiv Gandhi Opened Ram Temple's Gates For 'Bhumi Pujan'

by M. Nuruddin Aug 07, 2020 • 04:00 PM Views 608

On Aug 5, it was not the first time that an Indian Prime Minister laid the foundation stone for the construction of the Ram Temple. Back in 1989, then PM Rajiv Gandhi had opened Ram Temple's gates for 'Bhumi Pujan'.The doors of the temple which had been closed for years were opened. Rajiv Gandhi opened the temple locks in coordination with then UP CM Vir Bahadur Singh and laid the foundation stone on 9 November 1989. Let's take a stroll down the memory lane...