Reactions Pour in as Chandrayaan-3 Prepares for Moon Landing
ISRO’s ambitious third Moon mission, Chandrayaan-3, is all set to land on the lunar surface on Wednesday evening, and reactions are pouring in from all corners. The mission’s Lander Module (LM) is scheduled to touch down in the uncharted south pole of Earth’s only natural satellite, making India the first country to achieve this feat.
Politicians Show Their Support
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressed her pride in the mission and urged people to stand together and cheer for its successful soft landing. She applauded the efforts of the ISRO scientists and recognized the contribution of scientists from across the country, including Bengal. Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde also expressed his excitement and stated that they will celebrate when Chandrayaan-3 lands.
Updates and Live Telecast
Union Minister Jitendra Singh updated on Wednesday morning that Chandrayaan-3 mission is on schedule. He mentioned that live telecast of the landing operations will begin in the evening. The Islamic Center of India in Lucknow organized namaz (Islamic prayers) for the successful landing of Chandrayaan-3. Similarly, a special ‘Bhasma Aarti’ was performed at Shree Mahakaleshwar Temple in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, and Ganga Aarti was performed at Parmarth Niketan Ghat in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand.
Indian-American cardiologist Dr Avinash Gupta highlighted the excitement among the Indian diaspora in the United States to witness the Chandrayaan-3 landing on the Moon. Actor Anupam Kher also showed his support and appreciation for the scientists, staff, technicians, and everyone associated with ISRO. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced that the moon landing will be telecast live in all state-run schools in Uttar Pradesh, with schools opening specially for one hour in the evening for viewing.
The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) announced a mega ‘yajna’ (ritual) that will be held in the national capital to pray for the successful landing of Chandrayaan-3. The ‘yajna’ will be performed by the Arya Samaj and the VHP at the Arya Samaj Mandir in Sant Nagar.
The whole world is eagerly waiting for this historic moment as Chandrayaan-3 aims to expand India’s lunar exploration to new heights. If all goes well, India will make history by reaching the uncharted south pole of the Moon and achieving a significant milestone in space exploration.
|Urged people to stand together and cheer for the successful landing
|Expressed excitement and said they will celebrate when Chandrayaan-3 lands
|Updated that Chandrayaan-3 mission is on schedule and informed about the live telecast
|Dr Avinash Gupta
|Highlighted the excitement among the Indian diaspora in the United States
|Thanked everyone at ISRO and expressed his anticipation for the landing
|Announced live telecast in all state-run schools in Uttar Pradesh
|Vishva Hindu Parishad
|Organizing a mega ‘yajna’ for praying for the successful landing
The Chandrayaan-3 mission has garnered widespread support from politicians, religious leaders, and the public, reflecting India’s progress and achievements in the field of space exploration. This historic moment holds great significance, not just for India but for the entire world.