The Ram Mandir Janmabhoomi Trust that is overseeing the construction of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya met in New Delhi on Thursday to discuss the minutes of the process and said that the temple will be built by adhering to India’s ancient and traditional construction techniques.
The Trust also announced that the construction of Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Mandir has begun and engineers are now testing the soil health at the mandir site.
“Engineers from CBRI Roorkee, IIT Madras along with L&T are now testing the soil at the mandir site. The construction work is expected to finish in 36-40 months.,” the Trust tweeted. It further added that the Iron won’t be used in the construction of the Mandir.
“The Mandir will be built by adhering to India’s ancient and traditional construction techniques. It will also be built to sustain earthquakes, storms and other natural calamities. Iron won’t be used in the construction of the Mandir,” the Trust said.
The Trust also called upon devotees of Lord Ramb to donate such copper plates for the construction. “For Mandir construction, copper plates will be used to fuse stone blocks with each other. The plates should be 18 inches long, 30 mm wide & 3 mm in depth.10,000 such plates may be required in total structure.”