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'Teflon-coated' liberals pose challenge to country, says Ram Madhav

These liberals even wanted to create South India as a separate country, Madhav said

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

Ram Madhav
Ram Madhav. Photo: ANI

Sunday said that the judiciary was passing through a tumultuous phase and flayed "teflon-coated" who he alleged pose a challenge to the country.

Speaking at the first organised by the Thinkers' Forum, Madhav cited the example of to say that the judiciary has delayed the delivery of justice.

The case pertaining to the Ram Janmabhoomi before the apex court was only to decide on the judgement of the Lucknow Bench of which had ordered the trifurcation of the controversial land, said Madhav.

However, the ordered the translation of 14,000 pages into English as the documents were in Persian, Urdu and Hindi languages, said Madhav. Once it was translated by the UP government, the court felt that another question of the opposition -- whether the mosque was an integral part of Islam -- needed to be addressed

"This case is only about the trifurcation of that place. It's only limited to whether trifurcation is allowed or not. But the wanted to decide first whether mosque is an integral part of Islam or not. Luckily, the judges found out in August 2018 that mosque is not an integral part of Islam," said the

However, when the court decided to hear the case from October 29, the said in three minutes that it was not a priority for the

"When the Supreme court said it is not a priority then the protagonists felt that they have to prove that it is a priority. So you see a mass mobilisation happened across the country by the temple protagonists because such an important issue is dismissed as not a priority," Madhav pointed out.

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Speaking about 'intellectuals' and NGOs, Madhav said these "teflon-coated" even wanted to create as a separate country.

"This challenge comes from outside. It largely comes from the teflon-coated They are teflon-coated, so they are fashionable. They know how to use the systemic loopholes. They know how to subvert the system including the judiciary. They have friends in institutions. Friends this group includes some intellectuals and NGOs," said the

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The also flayed the Congress for alleging corruption in the and calling Narendra Modi's names.

"Those who themselves were thieves want to portray everybody as thief," he said.

First Published: Sun, December 16 2018. 23:05 IST