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VHP, Bajrang Dal organise event to mark 26th anniversary of Babri mosque demolition

Press Trust of India  |  Ayodhya 

The demand for construction of a resonated at an event organised by the and the Thursday at the Karsewakpuram here to mark 26th

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and the marked the day as 'Shaurya Diwas' (day of bravery) and 'Vijay Diwas' (day of victory).

Mahant of Digambar Akhara said, "It is the biggest issue in front of the country. There are three courts lower courts, high court and the But the people's court is above these three courts. We must go to the people's court, and convince the public for construction of a "

He said that a meeting of seers will be held in and the date for construction of a will be finalised.

"No one can stop the construction of a Ram temple in and the construction is likely to begin soon. And, Uttar Pradesh has assured me," Das said.

He also questioned why is not a Hindu nation (Hindu rashtra) despite Hindus constituting for nearly 85 per cent of its population.

"More than the Muslims, it is the Hindus who are the enemy of Hindus," Das said.

He added that Islam and Christianity are beliefs, "but the 'sanatan dharam' is existing since the dawn of civilisation".

He also observed that religious conversion has become the "biggest threat" for the country and blamed the caste system (among Hindus).

Das also blamed religious conversion for the recent Bulandshahr violence and urged the government to implement strict anti-religious conversion laws.

Mahant Kanhaiya Das, who heads the Sant Samiti said, "The person who assassinated was given a capital punishment. But, Lord Ram, whose hymns were sung by Mahatma Gandhi, has been virtually languishing in jail. Now tell me who should be punished."

He also said that was a superpower only because of Lord Ram.

"If the locks of the doors of were opened, it was due to the magic of Lord Ram," Das said.

He also slammed former UP Mulayam Singh Yadav, who had ordered to open fire on kar sevaks marching towards in 1990.

In his address, Mahant of Nyas (Ayodhya) said that celebration of Shaurya Diwas is a "happy experience".

"With the grace of Lord Ram, his worship is being done on a daily basis. But we have to give a grandeur to it. Wherever I go in or abroad people only ask me that when will the Ram temple will be built in " he said.

Das also said that it is the character of Lord Ram which helped the youngsters to resurrect different organisations in the country.

"The way in which Lord Ram embraced a number of people and objects, we have to embrace his character, become his devotee, follow his ideals, and this will pave the way for construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya. If we all religiously follow the character of Lord Ram, India will become a Hindu rashtra," he said.

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 22:10 IST