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BJP, Congress attack Sisodia over his Ram Mandir remarks

IANS  |  New Delhi 

BJP Manoj on Monday slammed over his statement on constructing a university on the disputed Babri Masjid-site in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, saying it is an attack on the religious faith of crores of Hindus.

The also launched a scathing attack on Sisodia over his remarks that the "didn't do any work" during its tenure.

"The construction of a grand on the is a matter connected with the religious faith of crores of Hindus. is opposing it because it wants to win over Muslim voters," said in a statement.

In an interview with NDTV on Sunday, Sisodia had suggested building a university at the site of the disputed Babri Masjid-site in in He emphasised that 'Ram Rajya' can be ushered in through education and not by constructing a grand temple.

said is issuing anti-Hindu statements for giving it a religious colour so that people may not raise questions on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's failures during the last three-and-a-half years.

"Diverting the attention of the people from the development of and entangling them in communal is proof of his (Kejriwal's) dirty The does not oppose the construction of a Haj House by spending Rs 100 crore of the hard-earned money of the people of Delhi but the demand for by the Hindus is the reflection of the religious faith of crores of Hindus," Tiwari said.

Calling Sisodia's statement irresponsible, Delhi Pradesh Committee said: "In the past three-and-a-half years, the government did nothing other than quarrelling among themselves, with officials, the and political opponents to cover up their own failures, and have failed to fulfil even a single promise made to the people."

Maken said the under Sisodia was "one of the worst performing ministries under the rule" as the standard of government schools plummeted as never before, forcing students to leave en masse.



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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 21:16 IST