Demand For Gold Coins With Ram Imprint Soars
LUCKNOW, (IANS) – Ahead of the consecration ceremony in Ayodhya on January 22, jewelers are witnessing a high demand for gold and silver coins with the imprint of Ram temple and Ram Darbar.
Jewelers, in Kanpur alone, have received orders for 5,000 coins depicting Ram temple and Ram Darbar (Ram with Lakshman, Sita and Hanuman) and 1,000 statues of Lord Ram in different sizes.
Some jewelers are also selling small gold coins with replicas of the Ram temple.
Based on weight, the price of Ram Darbar silver coin ranges from Rs 900 to Rs 25,000.
Jewelers estimate the consecration ceremony has generated a business of about Rs 800 crore in Lucknow alone.
Since the wedding season also begins in mid-January, coins with Ram temple are emerging as one of the most favored gifting options.