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Kochi: Devotees light lamps at a Ram temple to mark the Bhoomi Poojan for the construction of Ayodhya\'s Ram Mandir, in Kochi, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. (PTI Photo) (PTI05-08-2020_000204B)
EDS PLS TAKE NOTE OF THIS PTI PICK OF THE DAY:::::: Ayodhya: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs rituals during the groundbreaking ceremony of a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Ram, in Ayodhya, India, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. Hindus rejoiced as Modi broke ground on a long-awaited temple of their most revered god, Ram, at the site of a demolished 16th century mosque. AP/PTI(AP05-08-2020_000190A)(AP05-08-2020_000207A)
Mumbai: Vehicles ply on a waterlogged street during heavy rains, at Byculla area in Mumbai, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. (PTI Photo)(PTI05-08-2020_000243B)
Ayodhya:  Offerings lie at the site of a groundbreaking ceremony of a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Ram in Ayodhya, India, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. Despite the coronavirus restricting a large crowd, Hindus rejoiced as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke ground Wednesday on a long-awaited temple of their most revered god Ram at the site of a demolished 16th century mosque. Modi offered prayers to nine stone blocks with lord Ram inscribed on it amid chanting of Hindu religious hymns to symbolize the start of construction of the temple, which is expected to take three and a half years. AP/PTI(AP05-08-2020_000184B)
Kolkata: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar in the presence of his wife Sudesh Dhankar addresses during the celebration of the groundbreaking ceremony of the Ayodhya\'s Ram Temple, amid the complete bi-weekly COVID-19 lockdown, at Raj Bhavan in Kolkata, Wednesday, Aug 5, 2020. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra)(PTI05-08-2020_000222B)
EDS: TWITTER IMAGE POSTED BY @BJP4Gujara ON WEDNESDAY, Aug 5, 2020** Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi\'s mother Hiraba watches the live telecast of the foundation laying ceremony of Ayodhya\'s Ram Mandir. (PTI Photo) (PTI05-08-2020_000195B)
Beirut: People evacuate wounded after of a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. Massive explosions rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital. (PTI Photo) (PTI05-08-2020_000226B)
Amritsar: People light earthen lamps and candles at Durgiana Temple, also known as Lakshmi Narayan Temple, to celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony of the Ayodhya\'s Ram Temple, in Amritsar, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. (PTI Photo)\n(PTI05-08-2020_000267A)
Bhopal: Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) headquarters illuminated to celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony of the Ayodhya\'s Ram Temple, in Bhopal, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. (PTI Photo)(PTI05-08-2020_000221A)
Barry:  Britain\'s Prince William and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge talk with members of the public in Barry Island, Wales, Wednesday Aug. 5, 2020, during their visit to speak to local business owners about the impact of COVID-19. AP/PTI(AP05-08-2020_000206A)