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The construction work for the Ram temple in Ayodhya has begun, the Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra said Thursday.

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the temple town of Ayodhya on Wednesday to lay the foundation stone of the Ram temple.

Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, set up by the government to construct the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, will meet in the temple town on Saturday to decide the date for starting the temple construction work.

A 5-judge bench, headed by the then Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, in a unanimous verdict on November 9 decreed the entire 2.77 acre disputed land in favour of deity 'Ram Lalla' and also directed the Centre to allot a 5-acre plot to Sunni Waqf Board for building a mosque in Ayodhya.

The mahant of Tapaswiji ki Chhawani in Ayodhya Paramhansji Maharaj on Monday said RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat should head the trust to be set up for the construction of Ram temple.

Lal Krishna Advani, on Saturday, said that he feels the moment of fullfilment for him post the Supreme Court's judgement on Ram Temple construction.

BJP working president Jagat Prakash Nadda on Saturday said his party has always been committed to the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya and it played a "sincere and positive" role on the issue.