news Monday, May 11, 2015 - 05:30
Almost a year after the BJP led NDA government came to power, Home Minister Rajnath Singh clarified the government’s stand on passing a law for the construction of the much disputed Ram temple in Ayodhya. The BJP had in their election manifesto declared that it will pass a law to formulate the re-construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya. “The BJP does not have a majority in Rajya Sabha, so this time it is not possible to bring motion in the Parliament to make a law for the construction of Ram temple,” the senior BJP leader was quoted by the Times of India. Of the total 243 members in the Upper House, 45 members belong to the ruling party. However, the opposistion has at least 132 MPs. Therefore, it is highly unlikely that BJP will have a majority in the Upper House in their current tenure. According to the report, Rajnath Singh did not provide clarity on whether the government will indeed pass a law on the construction of the temple once BJP has adequate numbers in the Rajya Sabha. Read more at:
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