Centre may ratchet up Ayodhya rhetoric for political gain, but violation of due process will likely boomerang on BJP
The problem is that the BJP has invested heavily in the temple issue because it thinks it can win the upcoming Vidhan Sabha elections and the Lok Sabha elections next year by exploiting it.
Muslims leave Ayodhya as Shiv Sena, VHP members raise Ram Mandir pitch; authorities claim situation normal
Observing the influx of Shiv Sena and Vishwa Hindu Parishad members in Ayodhya to raise pitch for Ram Mandir, local Muslims have been struck by fear of a repetition of 1992 when the Babri mosque was demolished
Ram Mandir dispute: Saffron posters dot roads to Ayodhya as Hindu groups gear up for showdown on 25 November
With VHP, RSS, Bajrang Dal and Shiv Sena aligning themselves for the grand meet at Ayodhya on 25 November, the walls of cities and districts in and around Ayodhya are plastered with saffron-coloured posters, saying, “Chalo Ayodhya (Let's go to Ayodhya)” with an image of Lord Rama in a war mode