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Ayodhya row: Section 144 imposed in Ayodhya ahead of VHP's 'Dharam Sabha;' Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray to reach today

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 24 November 2018, 12:51 IST

The situation in Ayodhya seems tensed where thousands of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) workers are set to arrive for 'Dharam Sabha' over the construction of a grand Ram Temple.

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray is also to arrive Ayodhya today. Following which the local administration has imposed Section 144 in the town to prevent a re-run of 1992 situation.

The VHP has said that 'Dharam Sabha' in Ayodhya scheduled on Sunday was its last effort to clear the hurdles for the construction of a Ram temple in the town.

As per reports, around 3,000 Shiv Sena activists will be arriving in Ayodhya in two special trains from Thane and Nashik. Uddhav Thackeray will also join party workers later in the day. Thackeray has left from his residence in Mumbai for two-day Ayodhya visit.

Also, Thackeray is slated to take part in 'Maha-Aarti on the banks of Sarayu river in the evening today and would also participate in the VHP event scheduled on Sunday.

Thackeray visit to Ayodhya is a move to built political pressure on the ruling Bhartiya Janta Party in centre and state and its ally to expedite the construction plans for the proposed Ram Temple there as a run-up to the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Meanwhile, as per reports, Thackeray is likely to hold a meeting with Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas president, Mahant Nritya Gopal Das during his two-day Ayodhya visit.

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First published: 24 November 2018, 12:51 IST
 
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