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Ayodhya - Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration


Opening Ceremony: Dawn of a Historic Celebration
Tuesday, January 16, marks the start of the seven-day 'Pran Pratishtha' ritual at Ayodhya
Ram Mandir. From January 16 to January 21, there will be ceremonial pre-Praan Pratishtha
ceremonies. January 22 is the day when Shri Ram Lalla is supposed to be consecrated. The
dates for this ritual procedure are January 16–22. However, the doors of the Ram temple will
open for the common people from January 23.

Special Guests: Leaders and Influencers
On January 22nd, a consecration ceremony for Ram Lalla's idol will be attended by
industrialists, political leaders, sportsmen, and celebrities. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will
attend the ceremony. Notable guests include cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Virat
Kohli, Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, and billionaire industrialists Mukesh
Ambani and Gautam Adani.
It is anticipated that more than 8,000 people, including about 100 representatives from
abroad, will attend the event on the day of consecration. The complete list of guests is given

Guestlist of Political Leaders
1. President Droupadi Murmu
2. Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar
3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi
4. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath
5. Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel Mahant Nritya Gopal Das, president of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust
7. RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat
8. Ayodhya Ram Mandir Guestlist
9. BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha
10. LK Advani
11. Murali Manohar Joshi
12. Akhilesh Yadav
13. Mallikarjun Kharge (Invitation declined)
14. Sonia Gandhi (Invitation declined)
15. Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary (Invitation declined)
16. Manmohan Singh
17. BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha

Celebrity Stars
1. Amitabh Bachchan
2. Rajnikanth
3. Mohanlal
4. Madhuri Dixit
5. Anupam Kher
6. Dhanush
7. Sanjay Leela Bhansali
8. Akshay Kumar
9. Chiranjeevi
10. Randeep Hooda
11. Ranbir Kapoor
12. Aliya Bhatt
13. Ajay Devgn
14. Madhur Bhandarkar
15. Rishab Shetty
16. Jackie Shroff
17. Tiger Shroff
18. Yash
19. Sunny Deol
20. Ayushmann Khurrana
21. Kangana Ranaut
22. Prabhas

1. Gautam Adani
2. Ratan Tata
3. Mukesh Ambani
4. Kumar Mangalam Birla
5. N Chandrasekaran
6. Anil Agarwal
7. NR Narayana Murthy

Sports Personalities
1. Sachin Tendulkar
2. MS Dhoni
3. Virat Kohli
4. Deepika Kumari

Available Trains

  • Ayodhya Junction, a railway station in India, is well-connected to major Indian cities like Lucknow, Delhi, Allahabad, Varanasi, and Gorakhpur. Direct trains run from these cities, offering a comfortable and budget-friendly way to reach the holy city. Popular train routes from Delhi to Ayodhya include the Vande Bharat Express, Kaifiyat Express, and Farada Express takes almost 7 to 14 hours. Lucknow to Ayodhya is a shorter, 3-4 hour journey with frequent trains. 
  • Varanasi to Ayodhya is connected by several overnight trains, with journey times ranging from 8-10 hours. Popular options include Jammu Tawi Express, Ganga Sutlej Express, Doon Express, and Ahmedabad Sabarmati Express. Other major cities like Allahabad, Kanpur, Patna, and Gorakhpur also have direct trains connecting Ayodhya. Railway booking websites like IRCTC provide specific train timings and availability.