Togadia: With Modi in power, no stir for Ram temple needed

Togadia said the VHP hopes the Narendra Modi government will make way for the temple’s construction by making a law in Parliament.

Written by Lalmani Verma | Lucknow | Published:January 16, 2016 5:32 am
Ram temple, VHP, Pravin Togadia, Narendra Modi, Ayodhya, Ram temple VHP, Ram temple Ayodhya, Ram temple togadia, india news Pravin Togadia in Lucknow for a VHP event Friday. Vishal Srivastav

Softening his stand somewhat on the Ram temple issue, presumably under pressure ahead of next year’s Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Vishva Hindu Parishad’s national working president Pravin Togadia Friday said his organisation will not run any movement for construction of the temple in Ayodhya.

Togadia said the VHP hopes the Narendra Modi government will make way for the temple’s construction by making a law in Parliament.

Speculation had begun that the Parivar, along with other saffron outfits, will revive the Ram temple movement after a fresh lot of stones reached Ayodhya last month. They were purportedly meant to carve structures of the temple’s proposed design.

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Addressing VHP workers at Dharma Raksha Nidhi Arpan, an event organised in the state capital to collect donation for organisational activities, Togadia said the Parishad has no role in polls, and the Ram temple is not a political issue. He said that an agitation is launched when an opponent is in the government. But with government of “our brother” (Narendra Modi) at the Centre, there is no need for VHP to start any movement or agitation, he said. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, he added, does not need to worry.

According to Togadia, the Ram temple should be constructed in the same manner as Somnath Temple was built. “The Centre needs to call a joint session of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, like they were convened on the quota issue. If the Centre enacts a law, the VHP will start building the temple in Ayodhya immediately,” Togadia said.

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    GujjuNRI
    Jan 16, 2016 at 2:32 am
    Very nice decision by Praveenbhai and his recognition of his Gujju brother NaMobhai. Namobhai is the first Hindu emperor of India after 1200 years of slavery, though some pretenders like Atal Bihar Vajpayee (bhaiyya from UP/Bihar who are good only to work as casual laborer for enterprising and industry owners like Gujjubhais, Marwadibhais and Sindhibhais). For some years Ashok Singhal (also a Bhaiyya from Bihar, bhaiyyas are only fit for casual labor jobs under Gujjubhais, Marwadibhais and Sindhibhais) carried out the pretence of being the leader to make Ram Mandir and falsely take all the credit for doing it. He thought he can fool Gujjubhais Praveenbhai and NaMobhai and deny them the rightful credit. But after he is down and dusted, the road is clear for Gujjubhai NaMobhai to rightfully lead the construction of Ram Temple and Hindus will be proud that they were able to achieve this milestone under NaMobhai from Gujarat who is the avatar of Ram Himself.
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      Ahmed
      Jan 17, 2016 at 7:56 am
      U built temples after destroying Buddhist temples and monasteries ....plz don't forget
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        giggle
        Jan 16, 2016 at 1:39 am
        We have monkey temple, rat temple. We need RAM( adult make Sheep) temple. How about tiger temple next. Sorry tigers are banned right!
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          sunny
          Jan 16, 2016 at 1:06 am
          BJP preparing for UP election wait for another round of riots
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            Arun
            Jan 16, 2016 at 5:54 am
            Neither Togadia or Amit Shah or Modi is interested in the development of India. All of them are the puppets of the RSS. If Mohan Bhagwat orders construct Ram temple, it will be done immediately, irrespective of what SC decides or thinks about it. The ball is in Mohan Bhagwat's court.
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              Bijan Mohanty
              Jan 16, 2016 at 8:46 am
              Modiji will never construct a temple. But definitely promise to do so before every general election. Show must go on.
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                Qaiser Qaiser
                Jan 16, 2016 at 1:42 pm
                Means agitation to just raise temple issue to bring BJP in power
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                  Dinesh Singh
                  Jan 16, 2016 at 12:52 am
                  We know. UP elections are coming. you and BJP will be talking too much of Ram temple now.
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                    ah
                    Jan 16, 2016 at 3:45 am
                    ha ha ha ........... start collecting stones for RECONSTRUCTION of BABRI MASJID ...................
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                      jagan
                      Jan 17, 2016 at 4:35 pm
                      People say "RAM left seta for sake of Country and DHARMA" Modiji also done something similar(Heard he left his wife for sake of Country). It was Advani's dream to bring RAM RAJYA. Jab Advani ka RAM RAJYA(MODIJI KA ACHCHE DIN) Aayega ? Sirf Temple se RAM ayodya me nahi basnewala he.
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                        A. J.
                        Jan 16, 2016 at 3:43 am
                        Let those interested in building ram temple ponder over this issue. Who is ram? An avatar or a man. If he is an avatar, descended from above , Where can he have his birth place on earth ? If a nan, whymshould a temple for a mortal?
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                          James
                          Jan 16, 2016 at 8:52 am
                          Before building temple,the avatar of Ram should easily take care of stani terrorism.The fact that he cannot do anything to stan proves that he is mortal and no God
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                            Babu
                            Jan 16, 2016 at 2:55 am
                            T e r i g a n d u a show me one in chaddi is even state lable athlet you weak race
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                              madan gupta
                              Jan 16, 2016 at 1:50 am
                              यह चंदा खाने का एक तरीका है. यदी sc कह दे तब भी मंदिर नहीं बन सकता. दूसरा कोई धर्म खुशामद नहीं करता, कोर्ट, पुलिस, प्रशासन उनके आगे घुटने टैक देता है. परन्तु यहाँ तो हिन्दू लीडर ही मंदिर बनने के ख़िलाफ़ हैं लालू, नितेश, माया , ममता, मुलायम, बादल, बीजू, जे ललिता , दिग्गी, सिबल आदि .
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                                manna
                                Jan 16, 2016 at 12:59 pm
                                This scamgressi looterra and herald scamster raul baba who is now making loudest of noises for intolerance conviniently forgot how scores -of hindus were burnt alive by goggoi men in bodoland and similarly when 12 aklahs were burnt alive by gahhlots men in mive riots in gopalgad,rajjasthan in broad day light!
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                                  mumbikar
                                  Jan 16, 2016 at 6:08 am
                                  WHAT this is telling the country is " modi is my puppet" !!!!!! the world knows that .
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                                    Devisahai Meena
                                    Jan 16, 2016 at 1:33 am
                                    Yes . Yes ! Better to keep it in abeyance till oust of present dispensation at the Centre in mid-2019.
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                                      RajaBabu
                                      Jan 16, 2016 at 11:31 am
                                      Another gujju praising gujju PM. Well, bhakt, stop drinking cow- and start drinking NaMo's mutra, as you have already made him avatar of Ram. When u talk about Gujjubhais and Marwadis, you forget to mention, Marwadis are blood-sucker parasite who drink bloods of own hindus, like farmers, by lending money on interest. The result is they suicide everyday.
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                                        RajaBabu
                                        Jan 16, 2016 at 11:22 am
                                        Not him alone, every sevak in Nagpur thinks Modi is their puppet. They think "saiya bhaye kotwaal, ab darr kahe ka". Who's gonna tell these s that there is opposition in parliament, who isn't allowing GST to be ped, how they can allow this sensitive temple to be built with parliament nod?
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                                          rajan luthra
                                          Jan 16, 2016 at 9:38 am
                                          Rotian seko, aage badho. It is the time to cook our respective rotis. Let the nation go to dogs, who cares?
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                                            rajan luthra
                                            Jan 16, 2016 at 8:55 am
                                            So much hue and cry for Maryada Purushotam Ram, who renounced the throne to fulfill his father's vachan. Must be wondering at the craziness of activists squabbling over non-issues. Temple or no temple, ram's stature remains unaffected. 'Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram, Sab Ko Sanmati De Bhagwan'. May wise counsel prevail and national priorities defined to make it a more inhabitable country for the mes. God Ram does not need a temple to be worshipped, he is residing in his devotees' hearts
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