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Rahul Gandhi should support Ram temple construction to honour his Brahmin credentials: Uma Bharti

Union minister Uma Bharti Thursday appealed to Congress president Rahul Gandhi to honour his Brahmin credentials by supporting the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhaya. Describing the Congress as obstructionist in construction of the temple, Bharti said the party is trying to disturb the atmosphere and is playing vote bank politics on the issue. Bharti s remarks came on the 26th anniversary of the Babri mosque s demolition in Ayodhya by Hindutva activists in 1992. For the sake of his janeu -- a sacred thread wear by Hindus -- and to honour his credentials, Rahul Gandhi should come forward and support the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhaya. He should convey it to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he will support ordinance on this issue, Bharti told reporters here. The Congress has described Gandhi-scion as janeu-dhari Hindu (one who wears sacred thread). Similarly, last month a priest at Pushkar in Rajasthan said his gotra is Dattatreya Kaul brahmin. Noting all ...

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