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BJP dumped Ram temple issue after getting power: Togadia

IANS  |  Lucknow 

Former Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Friday accused the BJP of coming to power by promising a at in but dumping the issue thereafter.

Addressing a rally at the Janakpuri ground in Akbarpur, he said: "They always said that 'we will build a grand at when we come to power with a majority'... now, four years have passed, and look, nothing has been done."

"The BJP came to power at the Centre due to votes of crores of Hindus. Now, they only remember the welfare of Muslim women... that's how they have betrayed you," the former VHP leader said.

Togadia questioned the (BJP) leadership that if a law could be enacted on the triple talaq issue, why couldn't a law be made to facilitate the construction of the

He said he will lead a march from to on October 21 to "awaken" the government on the issue.

Togadia accused of forgetting the "supreme sacrifices made by hundreds of people during the movement" and pointed out that Modi had not visited Ayodhya even once in the past four years.



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First Published: Fri, September 14 2018. 16:44 IST