Madhya Pradesh Congress president Kamal Nath stated that he has simply toed his get together’s line on the Ram temple situation and known as himself a “devout Hindu” who has respect for all different faiths.
Kamal Nath was reacting to a Congress MP from Kerala writing to get together president Sonia Gandhi towards senior leaders extending assist to the development of the temple in Ayodhya for which “bhoomi pujan” was carried out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 5.
TN Prathapan, Congress’s Lok Sabha MP from Thrissur, within the letter to Mrs Gandhi, had questioned the assist senior Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Digvijaya Singh prolonged to the development of the temple, saying it’s like “bowing low for temporary successes”.
An unfazed Kamal Nath stated he has not deviated from the long-held get together stand on the Ayodhya situation.
“I have stuck to the stand taken by the first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru ji and former PM Rajiv Gandhi on Ram temple. Nothing more should be read into it (recent statements on the issue),” he instructed information company PTI at his residence when requested about Mr Prathapan’s letter.
“Rajiv ji got it (locks of Ram temple at Ayodhya) opened,” he stated, including that “The Congress stand was clear that we will abide by the court’s decision on it. That is it,” the previous Chief Minister stated.
“I had got the biggest Hanuman Temple built in Chhindwara (his home district). I am a devout Hindu who has immense respect for all other faiths,” he stated.
“Has the BJP patented Hinduism. Have they taken agency for religion and Lord Ram” the previous Union Minister requested.
Kamal Nath had hosted a “Hanuman Chalisa” program at his home in Bhopal on the eve of the August 5 ground-breaking ceremony for the brand new Ram temple in Ayodhya.
He had additionally introduced to ship 11 silver bricks for the Ram temple building.
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