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Babri masjid to Ram mandir: Retracing the Ayodhya story

At a rally in Madhya Pradesh’s Dhar, PM Modi told the crowd that he needs 400 seats to ensure “the Congress doesn’t put Babri tala (lock) on the Ram temple in Ayodhya.” We retrace the Ayodhya story.

The Telegraph Online Published 08.05.24, 03:18 PM

Retracing the Ayodhya story

Over 150 years after the first instance of religious violence reported at the Babri Masjid site under the British Raj, Supreme Court in 2019 delivered a verdict paving the way for the construction of Ram Mandir. On January 2024, Ram lalla idol (idol of Lord Ram as an infant) was consecrated at the newly-built Ayodhya temple. Prime minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Ram temple at Ayodhya, marking the culmination of contemporary India’s most bitter dispute.

In the midst of Lok Sabha elections, Ram Mandir has been subsuming other poll issues. Addressing a rally in Madhya Pradesh’s Dhar, prime minister Modi told the crowd that BJP needs 400 seats to ensure “the Congress doesn’t put a Babri tala (lock) on the Ram temple". A claim against Congress reiterated by Union Home Minister Amit Shah and other BJP leaders in multiple rallies.

Here's retracting the Ayodhya story...

Production/Edit: Shohini Bose

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