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VHP to hold public rallies for legislation on Ram Mandir in Ayodhya

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The will hold public rallies in all parliamentary constituencies to urge the government and pressure political parties to bring a legislation for the construction of in Ayodhya, its working said Saturday.

Kumar also praised the UP government's decision to rename district as and linked it to national pride.

"was a king's road and a queen's road, was a Hardinge Bridge in They were renamed to Rajpath, Janpath, and by then government. Restoring the old names or changing the names of places named after people who have attacked is a sound thing to do for restoration of national pride," he said.

UP announced at a public meeting on Tuesday that will be renamed as

Kumar said they are meeting religious and social leaders, who in turn are meeting the of their states to tell them that people want in

The governors have assured us they will convey it to the and the prime minister, he added.

"We will hold public rallies and other programmes in all parliamentary constituencies and will meet all MPs to insist that they support the legislation on Ram Mandir. We will hold the first three public meetings on November 25 in Nagpur, Ayodhya and The whole thing will culminate in a big public rally on December 9 at Ramlila Maidan in Delhi," Kumar said.

He said these developments will be reported to the 'Dharma Sansad' on January 31 in and the future course of action will be decided

"We hope that this (public rallies) would strengthen the government to bring a bill and put pressure on other parties to support or at least not to oppose it," he added.

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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 19:50 IST