Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday assured supporters that the people's sentiments on the construction of Ram temple will be taken forward soon after Diwali. Speaking at a poll rally in Rajasthan's Bikaner, BJP's star campaigner urged supporters to light a lamp in the name of Lord Rama this Diwali as the 'works shall begin soon'.
CM Adityanath told the public rally that the public determination on the issue will make the task easier.
Demand for Ordinance on Ram temple grows within BJP, Sangh affiliates; Cong says wait for SC verdict
Even as the matter of Ayodhya dispute is pending in the Supreme Court, the demand to build the temple by creating a legislation has been gathering strength ever since the apex court postponed the hearing of the matter till January.
Several religious leaders, including Baba Ramdev, have come forth asking for legislation to build the temple.
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on Friday warned that Hindus would not shy away from launching a 1992-like mass agitation for a Ram temple at Ayodhya. A day later, BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav said the delay in the construction of the temple is causing anxiety among the Hindu community.
"The Supreme Court had itself spoken about holding hearings on the issue from October 29 in front of a fresh bench. Now the Supreme Court is saying the bench will be hear it three months later, in January. The Hindu community and all the organisations supporting Ram Mandir are anxious. The RSS has articulated that," Madhav told ANI.
Rajasthan Assembly Elections will be held on December 7, the results will be announced on December 11.