Thousands gather at VHP's 'Dharma Sabha' rally at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan; 'India wants Ram rajya,' says RSS leader Suresh Joshi [Photos]

The VHP rally at Ramlila Maidan in Delhi. pushing for a Ram temple in Ayodhya, is an attempt to give a clarion call to the government to enact a legislation, if need be, for the temple.

FP Staff February 26, 2019 14:33:09 IST
Days before the Winter Session of Parliament, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) organised a "Dharma Sabha" rally at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan to press for the construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya. AP
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Days before the Winter Session of Parliament, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) organised a "Dharma Sabha" rally at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan to press for the construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya. AP
The VHP had said the rally, addressed by RSS' executive head Suresh 'Bhaiyyaji' Joshi, was an attempt to give a clarion call to the Union government to enact a legislation, if need be, for the construction of the temple. AP
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The VHP had said the rally, addressed by RSS' executive head Suresh 'Bhaiyyaji' Joshi, was an attempt to give a clarion call to the Union government to enact a legislation, if need be, for the construction of the temple. AP
Thousands of activists rallied on Sunday in Delhi on a call by the VHP demanding the construction of a Ram temple on the remains of the demolished 16th Century Babri Masjid. AP
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Thousands of activists rallied on Sunday in Delhi on a call by the VHP demanding the construction of a Ram temple on the remains of the demolished 16th Century Babri Masjid. AP
Supporters wearing saffron caps raised slogans at the VHP rally. They said: "We don't want a sample, we want temple", and "Ram rajya phir layenge, mandir wahin banayenge" (We will bring back Ram rajya, construct a temple only there). PTI
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Supporters wearing saffron caps raised slogans at the VHP rally. They said: "We don't want a sample, we want temple", and "Ram rajya phir layenge, mandir wahin banayenge" (We will bring back Ram rajya, construct a temple only there). PTI
Among the thousands gathered at Ramlila Maidan, members of the Namdhari sect also participated in the rally in support of VHP's "Dharma Sabha". PTI
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Among the thousands gathered at Ramlila Maidan, members of the Namdhari sect also participated in the rally in support of VHP's "Dharma Sabha". PTI
The Delhi Police had tried to control the crowd of Ram temple supporters gathered at Ramlila Maidan in Delhi and also closed the gates to the venue at one point of the day. PTI
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The Delhi Police had tried to control the crowd of Ram temple supporters gathered at Ramlila Maidan in Delhi and also closed the gates to the venue at one point of the day. PTI
The right-wing group had approached President Ram Nath Kovind and state governors during previous phases of its Ram temple campaign. It also plans to hold religious rituals and prayers at temples and matths. PTI
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The right-wing group had approached President Ram Nath Kovind and state governors during previous phases of its Ram temple campaign. It also plans to hold religious rituals and prayers at temples and matths. PTI