Images of Lord Ram and a 3D model of Ayodhya Ram Temple will be displayed on the huge billboards across the iconic Times Square in New York on August 5 when PM Narendra Modi will visit Ayodhya Ram Janam Bhoomi for Bhoomi Pujan.
As per a report by NDTV, a prominent community leader and President of the American India Public Affairs Committee Jagdish Sewhani on Wednesday had said that the feat would be historical and one of a kind.
Sewhani goes on to add the portraits will be displayed on some most famous billboards screen at Times Square. Nasdaq screen and the 17,000-square-foot wrap-around LED display screen are being leased out fo the job. Both these screens are the world and the highest-resolution exterior LED screen in Times Square.
Members of the Indian community will also gather at Times Square to witness the event.
“This is not a once-in-a-lifetime or a once-in-a-century event. This is an event that comes once in the life of mankind. We had to give it a befitting celebration and what better place than the iconic Times Square to commemorate the ‘Ram Janma Bhoomi shilanyas” (groundbreaking ceremony), Mr Sewhani said.
“Under Prime Minister Modi, the construction of the Ram Temple is a dream come true for Hindus all over the world. Till six years back, we never thought that this day will come soon but due to Prime Minister Modi’s leadership, this day has come and we want to celebrate it in a befitting way,” he said, adding that on August 5, images of Lord Ram will flood Times Square.
Sewhani said the event has been possible by the contribution of several communities and sponsors form across the world.