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Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, wife offer prayers at Ram Janmabhoomi - In Pics

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu along with his wife Usha Naidu reached the temple town of Ayodhya on Friday and offered prayers to Lord Ram at the Ram Janmabhoomi site amidst the chanting of hymns by priests. 

Naidu offering prayers

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Naidu offering prayers

He was accompanied by the Governor of Uttar Pradesh Smt Anandiben Patel and Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Shri Keshav Prasad Maurya.

Naidu with UP Governor Anandiben Patel

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Naidu with UP Governor Anandiben Patel

Naidu also visited the famous Hanumangarhi temple and offered prayers there.

Naidu with UP Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya

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Naidu with UP Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya

In a note in the visitor's book of the Ram temple, Naidu said he felt 'blessed' after the visit to the shrine.

He was given presentation on temple's construction

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He was given presentation on temple's construction

After offering prayers to Lord Ram, Naidu also worshipped the flag installed in the sanctum sanctorum of the proposed Ram temple.

Naidu went to Ayodhya by special train

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Naidu went to Ayodhya by special train

Naidu and his wife went straight to the Ram Janmabhoomi site from the railway station and were welcomed by priests amid the chanting of Vedic hymns. 

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