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Hope to see grand Ram temple in Ayodhya: VHP

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad Sunday expressed hope that a grand Ram temple will be built in Ayodhya.

"We are hopeful that a grand Ram temple will be built in Ayodhya," secretary general of Vishwa Hindu Parishad Milind Parande told reporters here.

He added that Bajrang Dal, Durga Vahini and Matri Vahini had began a membership drive on September 15.

On October 5, a meeting of seers on Ram Janmabhoomi issue is likely to take place in Delhi, further there will be a 'Dharm Sansad' in Allahabad during the Kumbh on January 31 and February 1, he said.

Milind Parande on the occasion urged the state governments to take steps to stop religious conversion, which are offered to people in lieu of lucrative offers.

When asked to comment on Congress president Rahul Gandhi's recent Mansarovar Yatra, Parande said, "Whether Rahul is a Hindu or not I don't know, but if he behaves as per Hindu religion, I would be happy.

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First Published: Sun, September 16 2018. 20:25 IST