Every intersection of Ayodhya is embellished with rangolis made of flowers to make the Deepotsav 2022 more magnificent. Teams of specialized artists from areas like Mathura, Sitapur, and other cities have been invited to work on the decoration of the Ram temple, Ramlalla, and Ramayana gates. Forty quintals of marigolds and 2,000 bundles of gerbera flowers have been used to decorate the Ram temple.
Six quintals of white, blue, yellow, purple, and green flower petals have been used to make the rangolis. In addition, various species of flowers like Lillies, Denim, and Carnations from Kolkata and Bangalore were brought to Ayodhya to be used in decoration.
Balkrishna Saini, a flower decoration specialist, said, "the flowers were imported from outside to adorn the place of 'Ramlalla'. These flowers will be utilized to make Rangolis, decorate the Ram temple, and decorate the gate."
The banks of river Sarayu await to be lit up with lakhs of 'Diyas' (earthen lamps) on the occasion of 'Deepotsava', the stage in Ayodhya is all set to showcase the culture of Uttar Pradesh and several other states through various forms of folk dance such as 'Dhobia', 'Faruwahi', 'Rai', and 'Chhau'. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be present in the holy city on the eve of Diwali on October 23 for the Deepotsav celebrations, marking his presence for the first time on the occasion in Ayodhya.
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