Prayagraj: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) executive head, Bhaiyyaji Joshi, is confident about completion of Ram Temple construction in Ayodhya by Kumbh 2025. Also Read - 4 Feet Tall 'Grand Bell' Weighing 613 Kg For Ram Mandir Arrives in Ayodhya From Rameswaram
“When Kumbh is again held after six years in 2025, the construction of Ram temple, which is a symbol of India’s national honour, will be completed and the nation will move towards prosperity,” the RSS spokesperson Arun Kumar, in a statement issued by the Sangh, quoted Joshi as saying. Also Read - 5 Striking Remarks Made in Court Today That Closed 1992 Babri Masjid Demolition Case
Joshi’s statement comes at a time when its allied organisation VHP is demanding the government to enact a law which paves the way for construction of temple in Ayodhya. Also Read - Babri Masjid Demolition Case Verdict Updates: Incident Not Planned as Evidence Not Strong Enough, Says Judge; All Accused Acquitted
He also reiterating that there were challenges in the way of Ram temple construction and said ‘the issue was now connected to the faith of crores of Hindus in India’.
His statement comes over 15 days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made it very clear that an ordinance could be brought in only after the judicial process was completed.
Meanwhile, in Varanasi, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said that not just the BJP but the majority people of this country wants Ram temple to be built in Ayodhya at the earliest. Sinha said the government will build the temple as per the guidelines laid down in the Constitution.
The Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute is scheduled for hearing on January 29 in the Supreme Court.