1. Amit Shah lauds January 22 in Lok Sabha.
2. Shah underscores Lord Ram’s significance for India.
3. Commends PM Modi’s 11-day fast before temple inauguration.
New Delhi, Feb 10: In the Lok Sabha session, Union Home Minister Amit Shah lauded the significance of January 22, the day of the Ram Temple consecration in Ayodhya, as the dawn of a new journey for India.
Shah emphasized the integral role of Lord Ram in the nation’s identity and praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 11-day fast preceding the temple’s opening ceremony.
Amit Shah hailed January 22 as the beginning of a transformative era for India, asserting that those unaware of Lord Ram’s importance misunderstand the essence of the nation.
He underscored the historic nature of the day and its fulfillment of the aspirations of Ram devotees across the country. Shah stressed the indispensability of Lord Ram in India’s fabric and urged unity in support of the Ram Mandir.
Furthermore, Shah commended Prime Minister Modi’s dedication to observing an 11-day fast before the Ram Mandir’s inauguration.
He credited the Modi-led government for realizing a 300-year-old dream, emphasizing their commitment to fulfilling promises made to the people.
The discussion on the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya and the Pran Pratishtha of Ramlalla was initiated by Senior BJP leader Satyapal Singh.
He highlighted the intrinsic connection between Lord Ram and religion, criticizing the Congress for its historical neglect of Lord Ram’s significance.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is anticipated to address the House in response to the Motion of Thanks on the Ram Mandir, as the final Parliament session before the Lok Sabha election concludes.
Meanwhile, the Trinamool Congress announced its decision to abstain from participating in the discussion on the Ram Mandir in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
In response to these developments, senior Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi emphasized the importance of genuine and equitable discussions. Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Priyanka Chaturvedi stressed the need for discussions on the Ram Temple to transcend political agendas.
The Rajya Sabha will also deliberate on the White Paper, focusing on the banking crisis and financial mismanagement during the Congress-led UPA government.
BJP MPs Sushil Kumar Modi and Prakash Javadekar will lead the discussion on the White Paper.
Both the BJP and Congress have issued whips to ensure the presence of their respective MPs in Parliament for the crucial legislative proceedings. The Budget session, originally scheduled to conclude on February 9, has been extended by a day.
This marks the final session of the current Lok Sabha before the impending general elections, anticipated to take place in April-May this year.