Ayodhya gears up to celebrate its famous Deepotsav this evening
The famous Deepotsav function on the occasion of Diwali will be celebrated in Ayodhya this evening. Deepotsav is being held for the fifth consecutive year and the scale has increased with each celebration.
All temples, even those in narrow lanes and by lanes of Ayodhya, will be decorated and illuminated on Deepotsav. The entire city has been spruced up. The main event will be presided over by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Minister for Culture and Tourism G. Kishan Reddy will be reaching today to grace the occasion.
The Ayodhya Administration will go for Guinness Book of World records of lighting Diyas (earthen lamps) at Ram Ki Paidi. This year nine lakh earthen Diyas will illuminate Ram Ki Paidi. Administration will try to make a record of lighting 12 lakh eathen lamps out of which nine lakh will be lit around the Ram Ki Paidi and another ghats while around three lakh earthen lamps will be lit in different parts of the city.
The Ayodhya Administration and the Uttar Pradesh Tourism Department have mobilised 12,000 volunteers for the task of lighting Diyas.
Thirty two other ghats in Ayodhya will also be illuminated with earthen Diyas. For the first time, the State Government is organising an aerial drone show on Deepotsav. Around 500 drones will draw various features from Ramayana on Ayodhya’s skyline. In addition to this, 3-D holographic show, 3-D projection mapping and laser show at the majestic Ram Ki Paidi on the banks of river Saryu will be organised.
Shri Ram Ki Janma Bhoomi, Ayodhya sees the vibrant and extravagant celebration of #Deepotsav on the banks of the holy Sarayu River every year on the eve of Diwali.
— G Kishan Reddy (@kishanreddybjp) November 2, 2021