It is really hard to miss the Supreme Court opposite treatment of two prestigious and famous matters.
The Ayodhya – Ram Janmabhoomi case needs a settlement – however the Supreme Court’s hearings and final judgment keeps getting delayed for decades.
On the other hand, on the Sabarimala issue, the court has ruled against the 1,000s year old traditions – probably a hurried judgment. And when the judgement was appealed on henalf of lakhs and crores of devotees and even when they sought an emergency hearing, the Supreme Court has refused to hear these?
Source: Business Standard
- 15 Nov 2018
In remarkable candid comments, the chairman of the UP Shia Waqf board has said that Muslims who oppose the Ram Janmabhoomi temple should go to Pakistan or Bangladesh or join ISIS, and fundamentalist clerics are trying to destroy the country and they should migrate to Pak. And secular Muslims have never been against building the temple in Ayodhya as it is a sacred place for Hindus. In the past, the chief had even suggested that children studying in madrassas turn to terrorism, and state and central governments should consider banning all madrassas and initiate inquiries into them. Certainly some fresh and courageous remarks to think about…
Source: Times of India
- 12 Feb 2018
Lakhs and crores of Indians love to travel to holy sites which are throughout the country. Indian Railways will soon flag of the first ever train service between Ayodhya, birthplace of Lord Ram, to Rameshwaram, the southern most tip of India from where Hanuman ji, a big Ram bhakt, before he crossed over to Lanka. Several other regular and special train services have been launched and are being planned that will criss-cross the country and offer affordable, clean and comfortable travel.
Source: India Today
- 28 Jul 2017
The central government wants to build a Ramayana museum on a 25 acre site, 15 kilometers from the Ram Janmabhoomi complex in Ayodhya. This is to promote Lord Rama’s life and the Ramayana, and the religious circuits of – Ramayana Circuit, Krishna Circuit and Buddhist Circuit, and the center has sanctioned funds for the same. The land to be used is free from any issues. Now secular politicians and individuals are objecting – with of course no basis. Should one not construct this museum on land which is free of any issues?
Source: Zee News
- 18 Oct 2016
Mulayam Singh, currently a Samajwadi party Loksabha MP, as chief minister of undivided Uttar Pradesh ordered the police to fire on lacs of karsevaks who were approaching Ayodhya – many were killed on that day. Suddenly, he is feeling sad for that incident, however, no regrets have been expressed. One is left to wonder the real motivation – one could be all the important state elections in UP next year.
- 28 Jan 2016
UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav fired UP’s Minister of State Ompal Nehra because he appealed to help build rebuild a Ram temple in Ayodhya and in Mathura. One reason for this is to build bridges between communities. A question for all: if the reverse had happened such as example say Asam Khan another UP minister asking Hindus or Sikhs to build a masjid, would they have been sacked? Very unlikely for sure.
- 29 Dec 2015
ICHR President says walking through Ayodhya feels like Ramayana times. It is not myth but concrete experience for me. So Ayodhya exists for those who believe in Ram and that he was born there and lived there. The President said, ‘We can convince our Muslim brethren, but the real problem is our Leftist historians who are not ready to accept the evidence (of existence of Ram Temple in Ayodhya).’
- 27 Jul 2015