The installation of the ancient Ram Lalla idol in the Babri Masjid on December 22, 1949, was a significant event in the Ram Temple's inauguration.

The idol, crafted from black stone, was adorned in a vibrant yellow dhoti, golden crown, necklaces, and holds a golden bow and arrow.

The idol will be relocated to the new temple and positioned on the throne, facing the newly installed idol.

The old Ram Lalla idol, previously in a makeshift shrine, is now placed in front of a 51-inch new idol consecrated at a temple.

the ram temple in Ajodhya A number of notable people, including actors, athletes, musicians, and business magnates, were present at the inauguration of the temple.

The event sparked intense religious enthusiasm, leading to the declaration of holidays and the closure of stock markets.

The temple is currently constructed on a 2.67-acre plot of land within a 70-acre compound, with the second and final phase expected to be completed by December 2025.

The project is projected to have a total expenditure of ₹ 1,500 crores and is financed solely through domestic donations.

The project is projected to have a total expenditure of ₹ 1,500 crores and is financed solely through domestic donations.