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India became global superpower 'due to Lord Ram': UP min on Ayodhya temple

Claiming that the entire world was keeping a watch over the developments, Chaudhary affirmed that the country 'owes its identity to Lord Ram'

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Ram statue Ayodhya

 

An cabinet said Monday that once a temple is built in Ayodhya, it would "restore the glorious history" of the town, asserting that the public sentiment across the country was "in favour" of building it.

"Whether it is the government or any other institution (in the country), everyone must respect the public sentiment. And, the public sentiment, which is prevailing across the country, wants that the construction work of the temple in must begin at the earliest," told in an interview in Lucknow.

"As soon as a grand temple is built in Ayodhya, it will restore the glorious history of Subsequently, lakhs of tourists will visit the place and it will eventually give a boost to tourism in the temple town," the state religious affairs, culture, minority welfare, Muslim said.

Claiming that the entire world was keeping a watch over the developments, Chaudhary affirmed that the country "owes its identity to Lord Ram".

He said the aim of the recently-organised 'Deepotsav' in was to send a message across the globe that "people should learn a lesson from the life of the Maryada Purushottam, who made a global superpower".

"is a personality, which is incomparable -- be it as a son or a warrior. is our .. It was due to that became a global superpower," Chaudhary said.

The claimed that during the Mughal rule, British rule and even after decades of Independence, no attention was paid for the development of Ayodhya.

"It was only after Yogi Adityanath became the UP that attention was paid for the beautification of Ayodhya and to enhance its grandeur. In the last 100 years, no work was done for development of Ayodhya and it was virtually left to its own fate.

First Published: Mon, November 19 2018. 13:10 IST
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