The priest who fixed the timing of the ‘bhumi pujan’ for the proposed Ram Mandir has allegedly received anonymous threat calls.

In view of that priest Vijayendra, who calculated and fixed the auspicious time to conduct ‘bhumi pujan’ for the new Ram Mandir in Ayodhya has been provided security at his residence in Belagavi in Karnataka.

Meanwhile, a police case has been registered and police deployed at the residence of the 75-year-old priest who lives in Shastri Nagar area in Belagavi.

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Vijayendra has been associated with the Ram Mandir movement for the last many years.

In February this year, he was asked by the Trust to calculate and convey the time suitable for the launch of the Ram Mandir construction work.

However, he will not be able to attend the ‘bhumi pujan’ ceremony of the Ram Mandir due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The ‘bhumi pujan’ ceremony of the Ram Mandir will take place at noon on Wednesday.

The ‘bhumi pujan’ ceremony of the Ram Mandir will to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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