Rashtriya Swayamsevak Samiti (RSS) has welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take on the Ram Temple issue, said that it is in line with BJP’s resolution that was made around three decades ago. The RSS said that the countrymen except his government to fulfill its promises of building the Ram Temple at the earliest.
The reaction of BJP’s ideological mentor came after PM Modi, in an interview said that any decision on passing an executive order over the Ram Temple issue cannot be made unless the judicial process is over. Therefore, the RSS has termed his remark as a “positive step”.
PM Modi said that “Let the judicial process be over. After the judicial process is over, whatever will be our responsibility as the government, we are ready to make all efforts.”
The title suit of the disputed site in Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya is pending in the Supreme Court that is expected to say this week on when it would start the hearing.
On Tuesday, the RSS said in a series of tweets that “Even in the 2014 Election Manifesto prepared under the leadership of Shri Narendra Modi, the BJP promised to explore all possibilities within the framework of the Constitution to facilitate the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya.”
RSS Joint General Secretary Dattatreya Hosabole said that “the people of Bharat expect this government to fulfill the same promise during this tenure.”
RSS with its affiliates and a section of BHP with its allies, Shiv Sena has been pitching for an ordinance to pave the way for the earliest construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks come days after BJP allies in Bihar have reminded the party that the Ram Temple issue was its agenda and not that of the NDA.