As the countdown to the consecration of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya enters its final phase, an Ahmedabad-based organization has added a significant contribution to the monumental temple’s preparations. The All India Dagbar Samaj has meticulously crafted a colossal drum, weighing 450 kilograms, destined for Ayodhya before the scheduled consecration ceremony on January 22, 2024.
In an effort led by Ambalal Dagbar, a representative of the Dagbar Samaj, the special drum incorporates iron plates to ensure its longevity over thousands of years. A notable feature of the creation is the use of power steering technology in a chariot, weighing 700 kilograms, designed specifically for transporting the drum.
Deepak Dagbar, another key member of the organization, revealed that a substantial portion of the drum’s construction has been completed. Currently, the meticulous process of engraving copper plates onto the drum’s outer surface is underway, with plans to further embellish it with layers of gold and silver. The entire crafting process spanned two and a half months.
Anticipation is building as the organization plans to have the chariot, designed to carry the mega drum, ready by the upcoming week. The drum itself has become a focal point of attention in Ahmedabad’s Dryapur, drawing crowds eager to witness its grandeur before its scheduled journey to Ayodhya on January 8.
The Dagbar Samaj has outlined additional plans to organize special events along the drum’s route to Ayodhya, providing communities with an opportunity to engage with this significant contribution. According to the current itinerary, the drum is set to be formally handed over to the Ram Mandir on January 15, marking a momentous occasion in the lead-up to the temple’s consecration.