Narendra Modi praises Hansraj Raghuvanshi’s ‘Jai Shri Ram’ bhajan written by Ravi Chopra

Renowned singer Hansraj Raghuvanshi has received a commendation from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his soulful Bhajan, ‘Jai Shri Ram,’ centred around the Shri Ram Temple in Ayodhya. In response to the appreciation, Hansraj expressed his joy and thanked the Prime Minister and his supporters.

PM Modi took to social media to share his praise, stating, “The whole country is happy with the welcome of Lord Shri Ram in Ayodhya. Devotees immersed in Ram Lala’s devotion are expressing their feelings in various ways on this auspicious day. Listen to this bhajan of Hansraj Raghuvanshi ji dedicated to Lord Shri Ram. #ShriRamBhajan.”

Grateful for the recognition, Hansraj shared his musical journey, mentioning his focus on songs dedicated to Bholenaath since 2013. He expressed his delight at having the Prime Minister share his ‘Jai Shree Ram’ bhajan, thanking both PM Modi and his supporters for their encouragement.

Hansraj shed light on the inspiration behind the song, revealing that the starting line, “Ayodhya aaye mere Ram, Bolo Jai Shree Ram,” draws from a Rajasthani tone, while the rest of the composition is his own, with lyrics penned by Ravi Chopra.

PM Modi, in his monthly radio broadcast ‘Mann Ki Baat,’ acknowledged the artistic outpouring in various forms, including devotional songs, ahead of the Ram Temple consecration in Ayodhya. He highlighted the diversity in creative expressions, emphasizing the unique contribution of the art world to the festive ambience surrounding this historic moment.

As preparations intensify for the Ram Temple inauguration on January 22, dignitaries and people from all walks of life are expected to attend. The Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirath Kshetra Trust has invited 4,000 saints from all sects for the ceremony. Vedic rituals will commence on January 16, with the main consecration ceremony scheduled for January 22, performed by priest Lakshmi Kant Dixit from Varanasi.

The grand event will be accompanied by various festivities, including the Amrit Mahautsav from January 14 to January 22, and a Hundi Mahayagya to feed thousands of devotees. Ayodhya is gearing up for the momentous occasion, with tent cities being set up to accommodate the influx of devotees.

The trust has made arrangements for 10,000-15,000 people to witness the historic installation of the idol of Ram Lalla at the sanctum-sanctorum of the Ram Temple, making this a significant and joyous occasion for the people of India.