US channel’s finding on Ram Setu reaffirms BJP’s stand: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Prasad also hit out at the previous UPA government for filing an affidavit in the Supreme Court questioning the belief that the land bridge was built by Lord Ram to reach then Lanka to rescue his wife Sita

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: December 13, 2017 4:47 pm
National Anti-Profiteering Authority for GST rates Ravi Shankar Prasad. (Express Photo: Anil Sharma)

The claim made in a new show of a US science channel that the ‘Ram Setu’ is man-made and not natural has reaffirmed the stand of the BJP on the issue, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Wednesday.

He also hit out at the previous UPA government for filing an affidavit in the Supreme Court questioning the belief that the land bridge was built by Lord Ram to reach then Lanka to rescue his wife Sita, as depicted in the epic Ramayana.

“Those who filed the affidavit should explain now. The research has supported what the BJP has been claiming all along…The setu is part of our cultural heritage,” Prasad told reporters here.

In a promo for its upcoming show, the channel quotes an archaeologist that the rocks on top of sand pre-date the sand.

“This is what the BJP has been saying all along,” Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said here.

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  1. IAS IPS
    Dec 13, 2017 at 8:30 pm
    Whole world see's India as a holy land , an ancient civilization, source of Yoga.. bu its this .01 minority of leftie sickulars press utes which are playing key role in degenerating global image of India.. by exaggerating caste system, chrislamophobia so on..
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    1. IAS IPS
      Dec 13, 2017 at 8:28 pm
      This socio-religious apathy towards hinduism its living culture propagated by fake intellectuals like guha, thapar other JNU leftie crap.. must be selectively replaced by government with a sense of honour dignity...
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      1. IAS IPS
        Dec 13, 2017 at 8:25 pm
        But when it comes to hinduism...scientific logic starts bubbling in sickular aptards as seen from below comments..they also start finding political, economic angles to everything associated with Hinduism...cont
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        1. IAS IPS
          Dec 13, 2017 at 8:24 pm
          Buddhist, Jain histories were written centuries after great souls were departed, christian Islamic history too have great contribution from living folkfare of the time..but no one questions that..
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          1. IAS IPS
            Dec 13, 2017 at 8:22 pm
            From the comments below, ignorant over educated piddies believe that history is only what has been shown to them by leftie sickular aptards so far...which is biased needs to be progressively replaced by living history of India..cont..
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