The consecration of the Ayodhya Ram temple was celebrated all over Telangana on Monday. People from different walks of life joined in processions, carrying replicas of Ram Lalla, and prayers were held from early morning to mark the occasion.
In places like Adilabad, Nirmal, Mancherial, and Kumram Bheem Asifabad district and mandal centers, people dressed in saffron attire, chanted ‘Jai Sriram,’ carried flags, and wore tilak on their foreheads.
A festive vibe filled both towns and rural areas, with decorated temples and illuminated lamps. Traffic restrictions were in place for the smooth passage of processions. Some private schools declared a holiday for the day, and voluntary organizations provided food and refreshments for participants.
In the former Karimnagar district, ‘Jai Sriram’ echoed in lanes and bylanes, with people performing pujas in their homes. Special pujas were conducted, and processions with saffron flags were held. Temples were adorned with flowers, and Annadana programs were organized.
A 3D painter created a stunning picture of Lord Ram and Goddess Sita in Manthani, while an artist in Yellareddypet crafted an Ayodhya temple using pumpkins and carrots.
In the former Medak district, devotees rallied, and temples were brightly lit. Abhishekham rituals were performed by priests. LED screens were set up near temples for people to watch the program, and elected representatives participated in rallies and temple rituals.
At Sri Seetha Ramachandra Swamy Devasthanam in Bhadrachalam, special puja rituals were conducted on Tuesday to mark the Ayodhya Ram Mandir Pran Pratishtha. The temple, known as Dakshina Ayodhya, was adorned with colorful lighting and flowers. Devotees carried out a Shoba Yatra, chanting mantras and shouting slogans in praise of Lord Rama.
In erstwhile Khammam district, ceremonial processions, crackers, bhajans, and slogans filled the air as people celebrated Ayodhya Ram Mandir Pran Pratishtha. Flexi banners were displayed at main junctions by BJP leaders and the public.