No regrets, no apology, no conspiracy, it was all in the open, says Uma Bharti

Bharti sai she had always been “proud” of her participation in the Ram temple movement.

Written by Amitabh Sinha | New Delhi | Updated: April 20, 2017 11:26 am
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Within hours of the Supreme Court restoring charges of criminal conspiracy against her in the Babri Masjid demolition case, Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti Wednesday raised the political pitch, saying she never had any regrets about her role in bringing down the disputed Ayodhya structure in December 1992.

Bharti sai she had always been “proud” of her participation in the Ram temple movement. “I have always remained unapologetic and unrepentant about my involvement in the Ayodhya movement… Na maine kabhi khed vyakt kiya hai, na maine kabhi maafi mangi hai (Neither have I expressed any regret, nor have I ever apologised),” she said.

The Minister claimed there was no conspiracy behind the events of December 6, 1992 as “everything was out in the open”.

“Conspiracy would have been if we were trying to hide something. Here, everything was very clear. It was clear not just in my thoughts, but also in my utterances and actions… The question conspiracy, therefore, does not even arise,” she said.

Bharti also announced her intention to travel to Ayodhya by Wednesday evening — “to pray at the Ram temple” and “spend the (Thursday) evening on the banks of Saryu (river)” — but that plan was abruptly called off in the evening.

Amidst the possibility that she might have to step down from the minister’s post, Bharti said she was ready to take “any punishment” for the Ram temple.

“Ayodhya ke liye, Ganga ke liye, aur Tirange ke liye main koi bhi saza bhugatne ko taiyyar hoon (I am ready for any punishment for the sake of the construction of Ram temple, Ganga and the Tricolour). I had left the post of Chief Minister (of Madhya Pradesh) for the national flag. For Ram, Ganga or Tiranga, I can leave Lord Indra’s seat. Minister’s chair is a very small thing,” she said.

Bharti was Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh between December 2003 and August 2004. She had to resign after arrest warrants were issued against her by Karnataka Police for leading an agitation in Hubli ten years earlier. Bharti and her associates had attempted to hoist the national flag at the Idgah Maidan in Hubli, which was a disputed property, violating prohibitory orders. The agitation had sparked riots.

Bharti said she respected the judiciary like she respected God. “I would be ready to go to jail within two hours if the court asks me to. I have no problems. I only want to see the Ram temple being constructed in Ayodhya. I want to see a clean Ganga, and I want to see the Tricolour flying in Kashmir. I do not have any other wish,” she said.

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    R K
    Apr 21, 2017 at 6:29 pm
    Muslim rule lasted close to 800years and India's share of wealth in world was 24 ....British rule lasted about 100 years and India's share of wealth reduced to less than 6 .. the world No RSS or BJp leader dare say anything to British or any other Western govt....
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      Pparag
      Apr 21, 2017 at 6:33 pm
      Well said they know if they say something bad to west.....they will be out of power soon...
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      Parth Garg
      Apr 20, 2017 at 10:24 am
      This is an open challenge to the order of the Ho, Supreme Court.
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        Abhijit 77
        Apr 20, 2017 at 8:57 am
        Bharaat maata ki jai
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          Curious onlooker
          Apr 20, 2017 at 8:05 am
          It is a clear cut admission of the criminal/conspiratorial/motivational role pla by her which couldn't be downpla as inconsequential or as of not having contributed to the rising hysteria of the mob in the eventual demolition of the Masjid.
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            IslamForFoools
            Apr 20, 2017 at 6:42 am
            Proud of you umaji, hel be upon Islamic terrorists and sickular Hindus.
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              Venu Edakkazhiyur
              Apr 20, 2017 at 5:45 am
              Mindset of a typical saffron clad...
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                IslamForFoools
                Apr 20, 2017 at 6:43 am
                Kil yourself you pro Islamic terrorist Hindu. Die please. Die . You are burden on human race and not just burden on Hindus.
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                ashok s
                Apr 20, 2017 at 5:42 am
                Salute to the lady , daring to reveal the truth . this what Hinduism is all about . satyamev jayate
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                  Uttam Kumar
                  Apr 20, 2017 at 5:38 am
                  This CONFESSION by this illiterate Hindutva terrorist should be published and sent to the case file. Send these enemies of humanity behind bars quickly and hang them
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                    IslamForFoools
                    Apr 20, 2017 at 6:44 am
                    Destroying center of terrorism called mosque is in fvaour of human race, she did her job, I am proud of her and so should be all true humans, you are not true humans , you are jihadi, no wonder you hate true human like umaji
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                    Lovely
                    Apr 20, 2017 at 4:27 am
                    Uma is straight forward in her thoughts and never gave cunning replies.
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                      Uttam Kumar
                      Apr 20, 2017 at 5:34 am
                      Put this Hindutva Terrorist behind bars. Punish her for perjury and Crimes against humanity.
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                        IslamForFoools
                        Apr 20, 2017 at 6:46 am
                        Put nuclear bomb on jihadis called musslemna , and work for betterment of human race. You are on sides with terrorist, and you shud get same punishment as Isis
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                      Namaste india
                      Apr 20, 2017 at 1:32 am
                      She is very focused and clear. Indian culture and iden y has been under attack from alien cultures, violent barbarians who demonised Indin-ness, its values, traditions, culture, way of life. They called Indians 'Cowards' for accepting all with open arms. They called Indians backwards, idol-worshipers and kafirs, heretics, pagans and whatever they could invent to spread their 'Cults - one-man shows' , 'intolerant mindset', 'violent way of life of the Arabian and surrounding deserts and oasis', while many down the lane moderated and starting appreciating the goodness of Indians, its culture, its traditions and its 'way of life, Dharma' , many still 'nayi nayi converted' in their quest to justify their cowardness and foolishness of leaving 'inclusive' way of life, accepting and understanding way of life, diversity in form, color, race, values, god(s), diversity in paths-spirituality, believing in God or Not believing, praying or not praying, but core values of Human being the central.
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                        rajan
                        Apr 20, 2017 at 3:10 am
                        Are you clear and focused on what you want to convey? Is killing of 2000 in the aftermath of demolition, Indian culture or tolerance? Does it really matter to Maryada Purushottam whether or not we have a temple in his name there? In fact, he would have been turning in his grave, had he not been a Hindu deity(Being one, he must have been cremated& not buried). Uma Bharti is no doubt a good Hindi orator yet she doesn't have to be so unabashed about her dubious achievement in connivance with the duo of veterans
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                          Lovely
                          Apr 20, 2017 at 5:12 am
                          Babri masjid and more than 3000 temples were vandalised and desecrated in the last 1000 years.
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                        tr
                        Apr 20, 2017 at 12:07 am
                        NO MORE "CAGED PARROT":- Hats to modi government and CBI. This is how a government ins ution works. Despite being under the MHA, CBI actively pursued the case to ensure section 120B is added to the charges against Advani and others even after 2014 election,modi comming to power. CBI did what it was mandated to do and so did modi government..!!
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                          tr
                          Apr 20, 2017 at 12:00 am
                          NO MORE A "CAGED PARROT":- Hats off to CBI and modi government. This how a government investigation agency works.Despite being under the MHA, CBI actively pursued the case to ensure section 120B is added to the charges against Advani and others even after 2014, modi comming to power. CBI did what it was mandated to do and so did mosi government.!
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                            rajan
                            Apr 20, 2017 at 2:53 am
                            Don't think Modi is such a law abiding citizen. He has a dubious track record of interfering in the affairs of investigative agencies. But for this, he would have been in jail for what he did in 2002 carnage. If the trio of MMJ, LKA or UB finds itself in dock, it can be his heart felt desire as well.
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                            Hemant Bhardwaj
                            Apr 19, 2017 at 11:59 pm
                            There won't be "justice" until Ram Mandir is not built at the birth place of lord Ram!
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                              Uttam Kumar
                              Apr 20, 2017 at 5:37 am
                              Hey Hindutva Terrorist. Why is there a law of the land? For RSS rogues like you to promote hatred and Commit crimes "openly" with help of DACOITS called k vaks? Go to jail
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                              anonymous
                              Apr 19, 2017 at 11:26 pm
                              What evidence is needed more than the self-confession publicly. Does it need witnesses,though they are there, I do not think so. Only that blocks justice is the Modi Govt which actually must not be taken account about and a suitable sentence be pronounced. It is not likely in this country for reasons even the courts are infested with communalism. Minorities will always be denied justice.
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