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Cong doesn't want resolution of Ram temple issue: Modi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Taking on the over the issue, on Saturday said the opposition party was trying to impede the judicial process for resolution of the matter.

He also asked BJP workers to remind the masses about the Congress' stand on the issue.

In his concluding address at the BJP national convention here, briefly touched on the issue, drawing cheers from thousands of party workers gathered at Ramlila Maidan, but remained confined to targeting the

"In the Ayodhya issue, the is trying to impede the judicial process through its lawyers. does not want resolution of the Ayodhya issue," said.

"We should not forget its attitude and (also) not let others forget it," he told party workers.

He was apparently referring to remarks of senior Congress who had said that the should hear the matter after conclusion of this year.

Sibal is representing one of the litigants in the title dispute case.

Modi alleged that even tried to impeach former of India, Dipak Misra, to delay the hearing in the case.

Earlier this month, the had said that any decision on passing an order on the issue cannot be made unless the judicial process is over.

His reaction came amid growing clamour by right-wing organisations like RSS and VHP to bring an ordinance to construct the Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

The matter is pending in the and is scheduled to come up for hearing on January 29.

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 18:20 IST