Indian PM to lay foundation of temple at razed mosque site

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AYODHYA, India (AP) — Despite the coronavirus restricting a large crowd, Hindus were joyful Wednesday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi prepared to break ground on a long-awaited temple of their most revered god Ram at the site of a demolished 16th century mosque in northern India. "It’s an emotional and historic moment. Wait...
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Published on August 6, 2020 -  02:14
Indian PM Modi lays foundation of Ram temple at razed mosque site
Modi broke ground on a long-awaited temple of Hindu God Ram at the site of a demolished 16th-century mosque.

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