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'No power can stop construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya'

Press Trust of India  |  Lakhimpur Kheri (UP) 

Maurya said here Sunday that "no power can stop" construction of grand at

He said, the "was is and will always" favour construction of the in

"The issue is pending with the Supreme Court, hence, I cannot comment," he said.

Maurya, however, hastened to added that, "We can tell for certain in one line that a grand would be constructed whenever time comes."

He was responding to queries about congregation of religious seers in to press for Ram temple construction through an ordinance by the

Maurya said he respected the sentiments of honourable seers regarding the temple.

He along with was here to attend an event.

The reiterated his party's stand on the issue and said, "No power can stop construction of grand Ram temple at the birthplace of Ramlala."

"As on date, the matter is pending with the and its verdict is awaited," he said, adding. "What we can firmly assure (people) is that not even a brick in the name of Babar would be laid or allowed to be laid at the birthplace of Ramlala".

Taking a jibe at without naming him, Maurya said "The people are realising the 'asaliyat'and 'nakaliyat' (what is genuine and what is fake) of those who are attempting to cheat community by putting on 'janev'(religious thread)."

"The must explain as to why it intended hearing (of issue) in 2019," he added.

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First Published: Sun, November 04 2018. 15:50 IST