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Ram temple to be in focus at VHP’s two-day meet

The biannual meet of the VHP, slated to begin in New Delhi from Sunday, will be attended by delegates from across the country and abroad.

Written by Lalmani Verma | New Delhi |
Updated: June 24, 2018 3:57:59 am
VHP threatens agitation against CIA for categoristaion as ‘religious militant organisations’ Hindu Organisation VHP, Bajrangdal and others observing Vijay Diwas on 25th anniversary of Babri mosque demolition date at Kar Sevak Puram in Ayodhya on Wednesday. Express Photo by Vishal Srivastav. 06.12.2017.

A day before its two-day governing council meet, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Secretary General Milind Parande on Saturday said construction of a Ram temple at the disputed Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi site has been a long-standing resolve of the Hindus, and the VHP would ensure it is constructed “under any circumstance”. The biannual meet of the VHP, slated to begin in New Delhi from Sunday, will be attended by delegates from across the country and abroad.

“We (VHP) want Ram temple under any circumstance and we will have it,” Parande told The Indian Express, adding that the VHP was hopeful that the Supreme Court’s verdict on Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case will be in favour of Hindus. But the VHP will make an appeal to the Supreme Court for hearing the case on a day-to-day basis so that it can be disposed of as soon as possible, he said. “We believe that the Central government should also take necessary legal steps to make way for building the Ram temple,” Parande said
Claiming that a section of the church, Maoists, pseudo-seculars and jihadi elements were conspiring to create fissures among Hindus and also in the country, the VHP secretary general said the issue would also be discussed in the meet.

The VHP will work towards defeating these conspiracies by strengthening the Hindu society through social cohesion and harmony, he said. Pranade also claimed that more than 32 lakh youths had joined the Bajrang Dal – VHP’s youth wing – this year, which showed the youth of the nation were showing a devotion towards religion and nation building.

He said a campaign to enroll young women into the Durga Vahini and Matra Shakti Vibhag will also be launched this year. He said the programme of the campaign would also be worked out in the two-day meet.

The governing council meet would also discuss national security in the backdrop of Rohingya Muslims and illegal Bangladeshi Muslims issues. A resolution, demanding the formation of a ministry dedicated for promotion of cow progeny in the Central government, will also be passed at the meet, he said.

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