ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Secular Forces and Ram Janmabhoomi Movement

Secular Forces and Ram Janmabhoomi Movement BY and large, there is a reluctance among leftists to accept the extent of support for the Ram Janmabhoomi agitation. But it is necessary to realise that the agitation for a Rama temple at the disputed spot in Ayodhya has struck a responsive chord in the minds of a large majority of Hindus, The success of the BJP in the last two general elections, if nothing else, is enough to bring this out. In the last few years, both the agitation for the temple and the BJP have gone from strength to strength; so much so that in 1989 the prime minister of the day found it necessary to permit the laying of the foundation stone for a Rama temple, disturbingly close to the disputed spot.

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