Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs the groundbreaking ceremony of a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Ram in Ayodhya on Friday. Photo: APIndian Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs the groundbreaking ceremony of a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Ram in Ayodhya on Friday. Photo: AP
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs the groundbreaking ceremony of a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Ram in Ayodhya on Friday. Photo: AP

India PM breaks ground on Ayodhya temple as militants mark Kashmir anniversary with attack

  • Narendra Modi laid the foundations of a new Hindu temple at the flashpoint holy site of a demolished mosque in Ayodhya
  • The ceremony also marked a year since India’s parliament revoked the semi-autonomous status of its only Muslim-majority state

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs the groundbreaking ceremony of a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Ram in Ayodhya on Friday. Photo: APIndian Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs the groundbreaking ceremony of a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Ram in Ayodhya on Friday. Photo: AP
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs the groundbreaking ceremony of a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Ram in Ayodhya on Friday. Photo: AP
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