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Congress which once questioned existence of Lord Ram now talking about Hinduism: Rajnath, Irani

Press Trust of India  |  Udaipur 

Union Ministers and Sunday hit out at the saying the party which had once questioned the existence of Lord was now talking about

Referring to the remarks on that he did not understand the foundation of Hinduism, Irani said that it was strange that the party which raised question on Lord Ram's existence was talking about Hindu and

Where was in when had submitted an affidavit that Lord does not exist?.., she asked?

It may be recalled that in a damage control exercise, the then in September, 2007 withdrew from the its two affidavits, including the controversial one filed by the ASI claiming there was no historical or scientific evidence to establish existence of Lord and as a man-made bridge.

The action had come in the wake of controversy sparked by the ASI affidavit that forced the government to backtrack.

Meanwhile, Home in reply to a question in earlier in the day said Congress was talking about which it has avoided discussing till now.

"Hinduism should not be connected with any sect, caste and religion. It is a way of living life and it is a human religion.

What will they talk about Hindu and Hinduism? They have called Lord Ram a fictional character in the affidavit submitted in in Ram Setu case in 2007, he said.

Irani, to a question on visit to and his remarks on Amrinder Singh, said that Congress needed to answer on it.

Why does a Congress minister insult of his state? should answer it. Why does a Congress love more than India, Congress should think about it," she said.

She also questioned the "silence" of Congress Rahul Gandhi on Navjot Sidhu's visit.

Pakistan said Pakistan could throw a 'googly' at due to action of this (Sidhu) Congress But, Rahul Gandhi is quiet on the issue..," she said.

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 20:50 IST