New Delhi: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), on Tuesday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comments on Ram Temple. It said that PM Modi’s views were a positive step towards the building of Ram Temple. PM Modi gave an interview with news agency ANI. He on Tuesday said that a solution to the Ram Mandir issue would be found from within Constitutional framework. He added that an ordinance would be considered only after the judicial process is ended.
In a haling statement, the RSS stated "We see the Prime Minister's statement on Ram Mandir as a positive step towards building the temple. His statement is in accordance with the Palampur resolution of BJP in 1989."
"In that proposal, the BJP had said that for building Ram temple at Ayodhya, they will have wider consultation and will bring enabling legislation," the right wing statement further said.
"We have said in our BJP manifesto that a solution would be found to this issue under the ambit of the Constitution," Prime Minister Modi had said when questioned about Ram temple. "We feel that the statement by Prime Minister Modi is a positive step in the direction of temple construction. The Prime Minister reiterating the resolve to construct a grand Sri Ram temple in Ayodhya in his interview is in tune with the resolution passed by the BJP at Palampur in 1989. In this resolution, the BJP had stated that they would try to construct the grand Sri Ram temple at Ram Janmabhoomi in Ayodhya through mutual dialogue between the two communities or by enabling required legislation," the press release of RSS read.
Meanwhile Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said that PM Modi is baffled and is trying to sidestep on the matter. He added that Congress strictly believes that whatever decision the Supreme Court delivers on the issue should be accepted by all. He asserted , “There is no need for an ordinance in this regard.” Worth mention here The Supreme Court will be hearing the Ram Temple issue on January 4.