11, Jan 2016
Lucknow, Jan 11, 2016, (PTI)
With Ayodhya Ram Temple issue bouncing back to the centre stage of Uttar Pradesh politics ahead of the 2017 Assembly polls, VHP has decided to construct temples in every village across the country.
“The organisation has decided to set up a temple of Lord Ram in every village,” spokesman of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Sharad Sharma said today.
He said from April 15 — Ram Navami — the organiation would start a seven-day-long Ram Mahotsava.
“During this period Lord Ram will be worshipped in every village,” he told PTI.
Sharma said the target is to reach 1.25 lakh villages.
“We had been observing Ram Mahotsava in the past and the organisation has already reached 70,000-75,000 villages pan India,” he said.
Sharma said that during Ram Mahotsava, statues of Lord Ram would be worshipped.
“Whether it is a statue or picture it will be installed at a place after worship,” he said.