Why Hundreds Of South Koreans Visit Ayodhya Every Year
25, Oct 2019, 2:30 PM IST
We all know that Diwali, the festival of lights, marks the return of Lord Rama to Ayodhya after 14 years of exile and defeating the king of Lanka – Ravana. And like every year, this year too the banks of Sarayu river in Ayodhya will once again be illuminated as the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government will celebrate deepotsav where over 5.50 lakh earthen lamps will be lit. According to Ayodhya MLA and BJP leader Ved Prakash Gupta, the vision behind the deepotsav is not just spiritual, but also to boost tourism in the area. Talking about tourism, how many of you know that the city pays host to hundreds of South Koreans every year? Well, let’s find out why in this episode of Culture ‘Shauk’.