As Ayodhya is preparing for the momentous consecration ceremony of the Ram Temple on January 22,Ranchi based cricket star MS Dhoni figured in the guest list for this historic event.
The list carries names in diverse, with luminaries from various fields who were invited to witness the occasion.
In the same vein, the Ram Mandir Trust has extended invitations to personalities such as cricketers MS Dhoni,Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli, industrialists Mukesh Ambani and Gautam Adani, and actors Amitabh Bachchan, Arun Govil, and Dipika Chikhlia.
Over 7,000 individuals have received invitations, including 3,000 VIPs and the families of karsevaks who sacrificed their lives during the temple movement. Representatives from 50 foreign countries have also been welcomed.
"We plan to invite one representative each from 50 foreign countries. Families of 50 karsevaks who lost their lives during the movement have also been invited.
Invitations have also been sent to judges, scientists, writers and poets," General secretary of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Trust, Champat Rai was quoted as saying.
The guest list includes saints, priests, Shankaracharyas, former civil servants, retired army officers, lawyers, musicians, and Padma awardees.
Journalists who had played a pivotal role through their writings and reports have also been invited. VVIPs will secure entry through barcode passes.