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Ram Mandir-Ayodhya dispute: BJP govt moves Supreme Court, seeks excess land be returned to owners

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 29 January 2019, 10:58 IST
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Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha election, the BJP government has moved another affidavit in the Supreme Court seeking excess land to be returned to the original owners in the Ayodhya dispute over building Ram Mandir.

Government has sought he permission of the apex court in the matter and has demanded to return th e excess acquired land at the disputed site to the original owners and has also filed a petition in the case.

This has come a day after the hearing in the Ram Mandir and Ayodhya dispute was deffered due to unavailability of judges, which was scheduled to happen on January 28-29.

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy took to Twitter saying, “The Centre has gone to SC in a WP to seek release of the non-disputed part of RJB land of 67 acres to start immediate construction. My meeting last evening with HM I had a discussion on my approach. But Centre was keen to obtain prior permission to start construction.”

Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha election, the BJP government has started playing its Hindutva card and that too in the judicial court through which they might be trying to polarize the environment ahead of the polls.

The BJP has been committed to build a Ram Mandir from last 20 years and has been mentioning it in its manifesto. The right-wing groups were demanding to pass a Bill in the lower and upper house of the Parliament as BJP has been in power. And now, the right wing groups have welcomed the move by the government.

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First published: 29 January 2019, 10:58 IST
 
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