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BJP youth wing demands temple on AMU campus

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(BJYM) has demanded the construction of a temple for Hindu students on premises of the Muslim University (AMU).

Mukesh Singh Lodhi, the district of the BJYM, wrote a letter to on Thursday, stating that he had 15 days to reply, failing which thousands of BJYM workers will enter the campus to place the idol for worship.

"We are giving 15 days to reply, or we will go with thousand of our workers for murti sthapana," Lodhi told ANI.

"AMU founder Sir had stated that both Hindu and Muslims are like two eyes of a bride (India). So, a temple can be built with a mosque on the varsity campus. I don't think VC will have a problem with this," Lodhi added.

The demand for the construction of a temple for students of the university has come close on the heels of the AMU administration blocking the entry of some BJYM workers into the campus on the

The youths were carrying the Indian flag and tried to enter the campus for tiranga yatra without permission from the AMU authorities to carry out the rally inside the campus. However, the varsity maintained that the mass gathering of students for a rally would have disturbed the classes ahead of exams.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, February 08 2019. 13:17 IST
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