Indian National Congress chose August 5 for protest against price hikes, GST and unemployment because on this day, PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Ram Janmabhoomi, said Amit Shah. Taking a dig at years old Congress, Union Home Minister Shah said, " they want to give a subtle message to further promote their appeasement politics". Meanwhile, Delhi police detained many leaders and imposed section 144 in Delhi.
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In Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya, a class 12 boy was arrested for allegedly murdering his school teacher, on July 3. Reportedly, the boy was having an affair with the victim, and was scared to break it off due to the fear of getting exposed. According to an official, the boy murdered her because she used to threaten him by making insulting revelations about him. Further details on the matter is awaited.
On the grounds of a Hanuman temple in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, a man's body was discovered in a pool of blood on July 3. Pankaj Shukla, the 30-year-old victim, had gone to the temple to sleep post-dinner. In a moment of fury, the accused, Pankaj's cousin Gullu Mishra, murdered the man with a sharp-edged object. Police have retrieved the axe used in the murder and apprehended the accused.
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The defendant in the case of Godhra train atrocity, which had caused the worst riots in Gujarat history, was sentenced to life imprisonment on July 2 by a court in Godhra, Gujarat's Panchmahal district. Rafik Bhatuk, the accused, was apprehended in February 2021. On February 27, 2002, he was suspected of being part in the burning down of a train carrying "karsevaks" returning from Ayodhya, murdering 59 of them.
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A video of a man getting thrashed by an angry mob has surfaced the internet. The man was seen kissing his wife in the Saryu river in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya, when an agitated mob pulled him out of the river and ganged up on him. After the video went viral netizens are now divided in opinions. While some believe kissing is not part of the Indian culture, some do.
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Supriya Verma (31), a pregnant school teacher, was stabbed to death by unidentified assailants in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya, on June 1. Reportedly, the incident occurred when her husband and her mother had gone to bank, leaving her alone in the house. Upon their return, Supriya was found soaked in blood. Reportedly, the doctors declared her "brought dead". A case has been registered and investigation is underway.
UP CM Yogi Adityanath led the foundation stone for Ram Mandir's Garbhagriha, in Ayodhya. He participated in 'Shila Pujan' for the construction ceremony. Notably, the sanctum sanctorum construction under the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi-Teerth-Kshetra Trust will be completed by December 2023. Furthermore, besides laying the Garbhagriha foundation stone, Yogi will also inaugurate Shri Ramlala-Sadan, a Dravidian-style temple. In addition, … read-more
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Ayodhya Police arrested seven people, identified as Mahesh Mishra, Pratyush Srivastava, Nitin Kumar, Deepak Kumar, Brijesh Pandey, Shatrughan Prajapati, Vimal Pandey alleged of throwing objectionable posters and objects outside of the mosque. According to the police, of the 11 accused, four are still absconding and three have previous criminal records. Furthermore, a case under Section 259 and Section 259-A of the IPC has been registered and… read-more
India's VP Venkaiah Naidu and his wife Usha Naidu visited Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, on April 15. The VP and his spouse were welcomed by Governor Anandiben Patel and Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya. Mr & Mrs. Naidu visited Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi temple and said, the reconstruction of Ram Temple will symbolize India's culture and will boost the economy and tourism sector, fulfilling the commitment of Ram Rajya to Hindus.
With the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, BJP has an edge on its close contender Samajwadi Party (SP). "We will vote in the name of development here," says Ram Shahare Pandey, a resident of Ayodhya. With the Ram Temple construction, other key importance which gives BJP an upper hand are widening of roads, cleanliness of Saryu Ghats and better law and order.