New Delhi: BJP veteran L K Advani has welcomed the foundation ceremony for a Ram temple in Ayodhya, saying a dream close to his heart was being fulfilled and it was a historic day for all Indians even though the leader will be absent at the function on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is laying the foundation for construction of Shri Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, the birthplace of Shri Ram. It is indeed a historical and emotional day not only for me, but for all Indians. A grand mandir for Shri Ram at Ram Janmabhoomi has been a desire and mission for the Bharatiya Janata Party, Advani said in a statement.
Advani, a key architect of the Ram Janmabhoomi movement who led a rath yatra for its construction, will be absent from the stage in Ayodhya as he is not on the list of invitees to the function.
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August 05, 2020