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Centre can bring bill to build Ram temple in Ayodhya: Swamy

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

MP Subramanian Swamy said today that the Centre might introduce a bill in for building a Ram temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya only after securing majority in the next year.

"If the can bring a bill to overturn the Supreme verdict in the famous Shah Bano case, this can also bring a bill to build the Ram temple in Ayodhya," Swamy said at the TV Samvaad conclave.

He was referring to a maintenance lawsuit filed by Shah Bano in the Supreme Court, which had granted her the right to alimony from her husband.

The does not have majority in the as of now, but with increasing strength in many state legislatures it is set to gain majority in the upper house.

Hoping for a favourable verdict from the Supreme on the in December this year, Swamy said he would request the to start day-to-day hearing, according to a statement.

During the debate, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi ruled out mediation to solve the "It is clearly a title suit, and there is no question of mediation. Let the Supreme Court give its verdict. We will accept (it)," he said.

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First Published: Mon, May 15 2017. 22:48 IST