The Ram Mandir in Ayodhya will open on January 22, 2024. The BJP plans to broadcast the ceremony live at grassroots level across India.

The upcoming 'Pran Pratishtha' ceremony is expected to attract a large number of devotees, leading to several Indian states declaring January 22 as a 'dry day'.

The BJP in other states and UTs wants to ban spirits sales on the same day. Starting January 16, the 'Pran Pratishtha' ceremony will last seven days.

Uttar Pradesh's Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath ordered liquor stores to close on January 22 to mark Ayodhya's Ram Temple's 'Pran Pratishtha' ceremony, a "national festival" and school holiday.

Assam government declares January 22 a 'dry day' to commemorate Ram Temple opening, organizing Ram Pratishtha celebrations and declaring January 22 a 'dry day'.

Chhattisgarh's new Vishnu Deo Sai government declared January 22 a dry day, citing Lord Ram's birthplace and Ayodhya hosting Ram temple consecration. Home lights will light like Diwali.

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Dhami orders state officials to keep January 22 dry, celebrate Ram temple opening, and close liquor shops and bars. Emphasis on public participation in prasad distribution.

BJP in Jharkhand and Delhi demands liquor ban on 22 January for Ram Temple inauguration, while Delhi excise department declares six dry days.