RAMLILA MAIDAN: New Delhi
Ramleela Maidan in Delhi, on Sunday, Dec 12th, sun witnessed large gathering of Ram Bhakts to build a glorious temple at the birth place of lord Ram. The large number of saints and prominent personalities took part in the Dharma Sabha called by Shri Hanumant Shakti Jagaran Samittee Delhi. A Mahayagn was also performed before the dharma sabha at the same venue to get the divine blessings for the ram Temple
Addressing the gathering Shri Ashok Singhal, President VHP, said that Ram Temple cannot be constructed in in a room of 40X90fts area. Therefore the whole 70 acres land must be given to Lord Ram and all political parties of the countries should get united to solve this issue for ever and maintain peace in the country. The Muslims should leave their claim on the one third of the land and present an example of communal harmony. Criticising Sonia Gandhi for her statement calling the disputed structure as Babri Masjid, he said that neither it was made by Babar nor it was a mosque as delivered by the high court. He called all countrymen to come forward for ram temple and save the rich cultural heritage of the country.
Shri Suresh Soni, the joint General secretary-RSS said that those people who are in favour of constructing Mandir and Masjid side by side want the issue to remain alive and their vested interests be full filled for political gains. As lord Ram is the cultural identity of Bharat, the construction of glorious temple is the need of the country.
While paying rich tributes to the martyrs of Ram Janam Bhoomi movement Sadhvi Ritambhara said that all Hindus must get united to save the country from the clutches of sects and castes so that the movement can be taken to its last destination that is Ram Temple.
According to the directives of the prominent saints at the Mahakumbh 2010 in Haridwar during April, it was decided that during 16 August to 16 November Hanuman Chalisa would be recited in the temples and the Hindus would resolute to build Ram Temple at Ayodhya. During this period around 16,50,000 chanting of Hanuman Chalisa, in 1100 temples of Delhi took place. In this mass awaking campaign 8,000 dharmsabhas are being organized across the country. After the verdict of Allahabad High Court on the issue of Shri Ram Janam Bhomi this is the first public progamme in Delhi due to which Ram Bhakts were highly motivated and a high level of zeal and enthusiasm was noticed in them.
Among the prominent saints pujya Swami Gyanand ji, Mahant Naval Kishore Das ji, Mahant Vivekshah ji, Mahant Surendra Nath Avdhoot ji, Swami Pragyanand ji, Swami Ramanand Ramete yogi ji, Mahamandelaswar Swami Anubhotanand ji, Jain Sadhvi Dr. Sadhna Jain ji and Smatashri ji, guruchaya ji, Shri Shiranjeev Singh ji, Shri Avtar Guru ji, Mahant Hari Prakash Das ji, Mahant shri Hariram Das ji, Shri Atma Swaroop ji, Shri Yashveer Singh Naamdhari ji, Sant Shri Sureshanand ji and Narayan swami ji, and Vishwa Hindu Parishad international vice-president Shri Omprakash Singal, Dharma Yatra Mahasangh national vice president Shri Rikabchand Jain, Rashtriya Swayam Sangh North zone Sanghchalak Shri Bajrang lal Gupta, Delhi Sangchalak Shri Ramesh Prakash ji, Shri Hanumant Shakti Jagran Samiti Delhi president Shri Naresh Gupta and Brij Mohan Sethi. Besides them, prominent persons from different religious sects and educational institutions also graced the function.
The programme was presided over by Swami Raghwanand , president Sanatan Dharam Partinidhi Sabha Delhi state whereas the stage was managed by shri Swadeshpal Gupta President Inderprasth Vishwa Hindu Parishad.