BJP, RSS playing politics on Ram temple issue: Nitish
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday accused the Bharatiya Janata
Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) of playing politics on the
Ram temple issue.
also taunted RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's recent assertion on construction of the
Ram temple in Ayodhya.
BJP and RSS have one slogan "Ram Lala hum aayenge mandir wahin banayenge,
tarikh nahi batayenge". They want to keep this issue alive not because
they have devotion for Ram but to take political benefit out of this. The BJP
has been playing politics in the name of Ram," Nitish told media persons
BJP leaders talk about Ram temple but don't remember the dates of court hearing
in this connection," he added.
chief Mohan Bhagwat had on Wednesday said he hopes that the proposed Ram temple
will be built at Ayodhya in his lifetime.
temple will be built within my lifetime. May be, we will see it with our own
eyes. None can say when and how the temple will be constructed, but we need to
be prepared and ready," Bhagwat said in addressing a programme in Kolkata.
need to plan it carefully. A good mix of 'josh' (passion) and 'hosh' (sanity)
is needed to complete the work which Ram and Sharad had initiated," he