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If Ram temple is built, I will also go to light earthen lamp: Hooda

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Senior and former on Sunday said the Janmabhoomi-land dispute is before the and if a is built in Ayodhya, he too will light a 'deepak' (lamp) there.

Asked about the issue, he said, "If a is built there, I will also go to light an earthen lamp."

Later, reacting to Hooda's comments, said, "is talking about but their own has given a statement a few days back suggesting about 'bad Hindu' and 'good Hindu'. is saying that he will go and light a lamp if Ram temple is built. I would say please do not be a 'bad Hindu'."

also exuded confidence that the will form government in with two-third majority following the November 7 Assembly elections there.

"Congress will come to power with two-third majority in the state. The party's legislatures will chose the and the high command will take a decision accordingly," told reporters here.

Targeting the ruling BJP on inflation and farmers issues, he claimed that despite in the international market, the fuel prices were high in the country.

"The erstwhile started the MGNREGA scheme and generated employment, but the BJP government worked to weaken the programme. Rajasthan's financial situation got poor under the BJP's rule, Hooda alleged.

Reacting to Hooda's allegations, BJP said the Narendra Modi-led NDA government and the took many decisions and initiatives to improve the situation of farmers.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, November 04 2018. 18:50 IST