Press Esc to close

VHP wants Parliament to pass legislation for Ram temple in Ayodhya

Sanjay Pandey, DH News Service, Ayodhya (UP), Dec 6 2017, 21:44 IST
  Speaking to DH, Sharma said the VHP as well as saints and religious leaders wanted a Ram temple at the birth place of Lord Rama. PTI

Speaking to DH, Sharma said the VHP as well as saints and religious leaders wanted a Ram temple at the birth place of Lord Rama. PTI

Slamming what it alleged ''attempts to create obstacles'' in the way of construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Wednesday demanded a legislation by Parliament for a Ram temple on the lines of Somnath temple in Gujarat.

VHP also accused the Congress of trying to ''delay'' and ''prevent'' construction of the temple through senior party leader Kapil Sibal, who is representing the Sunni Central Waqf Board in Supreme Court in the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case. .

Sibal had, during the hearing of the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title suits in the apex court on Tuesday, sought deferment of the hearing until after the next Lok Sabha election in 2019.

''Muslim parties are running away from the court hearing.....they do not want an early resolution of the matter....it is because they know that they will lose the case,'' said VHP spokesman Sharad Sharma here on Wednesday.

Speaking to DH, Sharma said the VHP as well as saints and religious leaders wanted a Ram temple at the birth place of Lord Rama.

''In view of the delaying tactics adopted by the Muslim parties to the dispute, the government should get Parliament to pass a legislation paving the way for Ram temple construction,'' he said.


'No compromise'

Sharma also categorically ruled out any compromise on the issue and said that negotiations could not resolve the issue. ''It is a matter of faith for millions of Hindus across the world.....there is no question of any give and take on the issue,'' he added.

VHP observed 'shaurya diwas' (bravery day) on Wednesday, the 25th anniversary of the Babri masjid demolition. A programme was organised inside the VHP office at Karsevakpuram here, which was addressed by the saffron leaders.

Go to Top

More from this section
Most trending stories
Photo Gallery
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets a gathering during 'Rally for Change' at Jawaharlal Nehru...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets a gathering during 'Rally for Change' at Jawaharlal Nehru...

Rahul Gandhi, newly elected president of India's main opposition Congress party, kisses the...

Rahul Gandhi, newly elected president of India's main opposition Congress party, kisses the...

A performer poses during celebrations after Rahul Gandhi, newly elected president of India's main...

A performer poses during celebrations after Rahul Gandhi, newly elected president of India's main...

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral...

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral...

Army and Air Force jawans pay homage to the martyrs of Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, on the...

Army and Air Force jawans pay homage to the martyrs of Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, on the...

Women take part in a bike rally to commemorate the Vijay Diwas celebrations in Karad, Maharashtra...

Women take part in a bike rally to commemorate the Vijay Diwas celebrations in Karad, Maharashtra...

Polling staff check EVM one day ahead of the Amritsar Municipal Corporation elections, in...

Polling staff check EVM one day ahead of the Amritsar Municipal Corporation elections, in...

Umarte Sau Crore Abhiyan Bihar members with eunuchs at a candle light march during a protest...

Umarte Sau Crore Abhiyan Bihar members with eunuchs at a candle light march during a protest...

Indian Air Force's 'Akash Ganga' sky diving team members perform during an air show on the...

Indian Air Force's 'Akash Ganga' sky diving team members perform during an air show on the...

The new Stoos Bahn, which claims to be the steepest funicular railway in the world, stands on its...

The new Stoos Bahn, which claims to be the steepest funicular railway in the world, stands on its...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.