Ayodhya, 22 September: Devotees of lord Ram have started sending donations from abroad on the call of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirtha Kshetra Trust for the construction of massive Ram temple at Shri Ram Janmabhoomi site in Ayodhya district of Uttar Pradesh.
The trust has started depositing money in the State Bank of India branch in Ayodhya. The trust has completed all supplies to receive foreign funds. The trust is yet to get a certificate to get foreign money. An account will be opened in the new bank as soon as the certificate is received.
Ram P Tiwari, a resident of Indian origin of America, has sent a cheque of one lakh 11 thousand rupees (1500 $) to Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust Camp office.
At the same time, Ram devotees residing in overseas countries are sending donations in envelopes at the camp office.
The trust has so far received more than 75 crores as donations for the construction of the grand temple.
Prakash Gupta, in-charge of the camp office of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirtha Kshetra Trust, situated in the Ramkot village Kachahari Char Dham temple complex, said that the devotees sitting abroad are contacting for donations.
However, there is no trust authorized to collect donations from overseas. The trust will open an NRI account with Punjab National Bank with the approval of the Government of India in which Ram devotees will be able to donate for the construction of the temple of Ramlala.
Ram P Tiwari of Indian origin living abroad has sent a check of $ 1500 for the construction of the temple of lord Ram and some people have also sent it by placing the dollar in the envelope.