With the BJP scoring victories after victories in elections all over India, not just the party and the VHP, but even the Hindu ascetics and saints are now demanding that the government should build the Ram Temple in Ayodhya now.
Talking to India Today, renowned Hindu saint Mahant Nrityagopal Das, who is also the chairman of the Ram Janmabhoomi Shrine Board, said that this is the most opportune time for building the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, as both the Central and the state governments have great souls like PM Narendra Modi and CM Yogi Adityanath at the helm. If the Central and UP governments together failed to build the temple now, this opportunity could be lost for a long time.
Das said that all over India, the Ram bhakts are in power at present. Even the Supreme Court of India has suggested that the Ram Temple dispute should be resolved through mutual talks between Hindus and Muslims. Muslims themselves have agreed to the construction of the temple and are bringing bricks and mortar for the construction of the temple in Ayodhya. No other time could be as auspicious as this time.
He said that the Babri structure had been demolished by the Ram bhakts in sheer 'bhakti' towards their Lord Ram. The leaders whose name is being taken in this demolition case, were at Hanumanbagh at that time, holding a panchayat. At that time, the kar sevaks had been asked to go and throw a fistful of dirt at the structure. However, the kar sevaks said that they had not come to collect fistfuls of dirt, but to do something else, and then the mob attacked the structure.
Voicing the Muslims' sentiments on this issue, Muslim leader Haji Jameeluddin told India Today that this matter is currently being heard by the Supreme Court of India and the Muslims of India believed in the rule of law in this country. Whatever decision the Supreme Court takes, the Muslims will agree to it.
Jameet-ul-Quresh president Mohd. Shareef Kale said that the way the Hindu mahants are talking about building the temple in Ayodhya when the matter was still pending in the Supreme Court, indicated that they did not believe in the law of land and wanted to impose their own will over the Muslims.
He said that the Modi and Yogi governments are not above the law of this country and the duo should instruct their party workers to maintain restraint and not give any inflammatory statements regarding this most sensitive issue.
Senior citizen Rama Shanker Sharma said that this is a matter connected to the religious sentiments of both the Hindu and Muslim communities and the two communities should sort it out between themselves instead of waiting for the Supreme Court to deliver an analytical judgment that does not take the religious sentiments into concern. He said that most of the intellectual Muslims also wish to resolve this issue by mutual talks, but political interests are not letting saner minds prevail on this matter.