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After SC verdict, Congress says it is in favour of Ram temple in Ayodhya

Congress also appealed to all parties concerned and all communities to abide by the secular values

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala
Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala | Photo: @ANI

The on Saturday said it respects the Supreme Court verdict in the case and is in favour of construction.

In a resolution passed by the Working Committee chaired by party chief Sonia Gandhi, the also appealed to all parties concerned and all communities to "abide by the secular values and spirit of fraternity enshrined in the Constitution and to maintain peace and harmony".

"It is the responsibility of each one of us to reaffirm our tradition of mutual respect and unity among all that has defined our society through the ages," Congress' chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala quoted the resolution as saying.

Asked if the Congress was supportive of construction, he answered in the affirmative.

The Congress is in favour of construction, he said.

Responding to another question, Surjewala said the Supreme Court decision in the case cannot be matter of credit or discredit to any individual, group of people, communities or political parties.

First Published: Sat, November 09 2019. 12:30 IST
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