Children in Delhi donate Piggy Bank savings for Ram temple construction

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New Delhi, 24 January: Two children Himanshu, 5, and Dipanshu, 10, from Delhi donated money saved in their piggy-banks for the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya on Sunday.

However, two children handed over the money stored in their ‘gullak’ to Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) officials for the construction of the Ram temple

Meanwhile, the people of Delhi were seen quite excited about the contribution of funds being made by them for the construction of the temple on the Sri Ram Janmabhoomi. People themselves want to come forward and contribute something for the Ram temple.

Local people gave a rousing welcome to the processions and motorcycle rallies held in various areas of Delhi on Sunday to promote the fundraising campaign being run for the construction of the temple.

Similarly, women also performed ‘aarti’ and worshiped the model of Ram temple kept in the procession. ‘Havan’ was also organized at many places in Delhi.

During the Shobha Yatra taken out at Vishnu Garden, five-year-old Himanshu and 10-year-old Dipanshu dedicated the funds stored in their piggybanks to construct the Ram temple.

Kapil Khanna, President of VHP Delhi Province and Sardar Balwinder Singh, Municipal Director of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) were also present in this Shobha Yatra.

According to Mahendra Rawat, head of publicity of VHP Delhi Province, thousands of devotees attended the processions and motorcycle rallies organized in every district and city of Delhi.

“Motorcycle rallies were held in several areas including Mehrauli, Trilokpuri, Mayur Vihar, Paschim Vihar, Tagore Garden, Tilak Nagar, Vishnu Garden, added Rawat.

Mahendra Rawat further told that a VHP delegation will meet Delhi’s Deputy Governor Anil Baijal on Monday at 4.30 pm as part of the fund collection campaign.

He informed that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will also be met in the next two-three days.

It is worth mentioning that during this campaign starting from 15 January till Magh Purnima (February 27), crores of workers of VHP and RSS will contact 12 crore Hindu families across the country.

Meanwhile, to maintain transparency in the fundraising drive, the trust has issued coupons of Rs 10, Rs 100 and Rs 1000. An amount over Rs 1000 will be accepted through receipt, while an amount of more than Rs 20 thousand will be accepted by account payee cheque or online transfer.

The coupon and receipt are signed by Govinddev Giri, treasurer of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirtha Kshetra Trust.