New Delhi: A political row has unfolded over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remark about Ram Temple in his interview given to news agency ANI on Tuesday, where he stated that an ordinance to build the Temple in Ayodhya can only be considered after the judicial process gets ended. In a hot-tempered reaction to the statement, Shiv Sena lashed out at the PM and stated Lord Ram is not bigger than the law for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The seers are also giving fuming reactions warning that hard days are ahead of the government.
Worth mention here the Shiv Sena has been demanding an ordinance to pave the way for the temple's building in Ayodhya. It said that Prime Minister made his position clear on the issue. Arguing that the matter has been dragging in courts for decades.
“The Supreme Court has said (hearing on the) Ram Mandir is not an urgent matter. Modi also did not say anything different. I congratulate him for making his position clear on the matter,” Shiv Sena said.
Shiv Sena leader Sanajy Raut taking to his Twitter handle wrote: "...(The prime minister says) Will not bring an ordinance for the Ram temple. The constitutional meaning of this is that Lord Ram is not bigger than the law.”
PM Modi’s interview by news agency ANI when He was asked about the demand by Hindutva groups for an ordinance for a Ram Temple, he replied that let the judicial process take its own course. PM also targeted the Opposition party. He suggested that the judicial process was being slowed down because Congress lawyers were forming "obstacles" in the Top Court.