Varanasi Saints Write To Centre, Demand January 22 To Be Declared A Public Holiday
Varanasi, December 28 (TNA) With an appeal to celebrate with enthusiasm the day of consecration of Shri Ram Lalla on January 22 and to ensure that people of the country watch the historical moment of consecration live, the General Secretary of All India Sant Samiti has demanded a public holiday across the country on that day.
Preparations for the consecration of Ramlala in the Ram temple are in the final stages. The construction work of Yagya Mandap and Havan Kund has also started. The saints of Kashi have demanded a public holiday across the country on the day of Pran Pratistha. For this, All India Saint Committee has written a letter to the Central Government requesting it to declare January 22 as a holiday.
All India Sant Samiti's General Secretary Swami Jitendranand Saraswati has said in his letter that the Government of India should declare January 22 as a public holiday. All the saints of Kashi have supported this demand. On this day, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the consecration of Ram Lalla in Shri Ram Temple, everyone wants to watch this historic moment live and if there is no public holiday in the country, many people will be deprived of it, the saints pointed out.