Ayodhya Deepotsav 2021:
The preparations for the commencement of the fifth Deepotsav in Ayodhya, the city of Lord Shri Ram, to be held on 3rd November are complete, making the main event more grand and unforgettable. This time the Uttar Pradesh Yogi government will light 12 lakh diyas in the city of Ayodhya during the Deepotsav event.
A team of 'Guinness Book of World Records will be in Ayodhya to witness the event and to set a world record, an earthen lamp needs to be lit for at least five minutes.
The 5-day Deepotsav 2021 event has already commenced from Monday, with cultural programs being organized for the first two days. On the eve of Diwali, the main event is to be held on 3rd November, in which five earthen lamps coming from every village of the state will be illuminated in Ayodhya. For this, the district magistrates of all 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh have been asked to ensure that five earthen lamps from each of the more than 90 thousand villages of the state reach Ayodhya on time.
It must be noted that for the first time in the year 2017, CM Yogi Adityanath organized Deepotsav that started with 51 thousand diyas. In the year 2019, 4,04,226 earthen lamps were lit, and in the year 2020, 6,06,569 earthen lamps were lit on the banks of the river Saryu.
This time, for the year 2021, CM Yogi Aadityinath had already announced that 12 lakh earthen lamps would be lit in this year’s Deepotsav in Ayodhya. The story of Ramayana will also be made immortal on the banks of Saryu as the show of grand Ramayana in 'Laser Light' will be shown in a 'heritage' manner.