Mamata Banerjee could skip the temple opening ceremony, and what her occasion mentioned…


Kunal Ghosh, Trinamul\’s spokesman, mentioned the Prime Minister \”will make clear her place herself\”.


In a uncommon case of settlement with the Left events, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee can also be more likely to skip the inauguration of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya on January 22. Whereas there is no such thing as a official affirmation but, Trinamool Congress leaders have indicated that Ms Banerjee doesn\’t wish to assist the BJP strengthen its political narrative on the problem forward of the Lok Sabha elections.

Talking completely to NDTV, Trinamool spokesperson Kunal Ghosh mentioned the occasion\’s place on the problem is evident – it\’s towards what he calls the BJP\’s try to \”misuse the identify of Lord Ram\”.

\”Mamata Banerjee will make clear her stand herself quickly. The Trinamool Congress\’ stand is that we respect all religions and Lord Ram. We pray to him, however the BJP is misusing the identify of Lord Ram, and we\’re towards that,\” he mentioned.

\”The BJP is making an attempt to divert consideration from the key financial problems with the widespread folks. We\’re towards the political occasion of misusing the identify of Lord Ram,\” the spokesperson claimed.

Trinamool sources mentioned that across the time of the temple inauguration, the West Bengal Chief Minister might be busy with the Gangasagar Mela, which is held throughout Makar Sankranti (in mid-January). The mela is claimed to be the second largest gathering of pilgrims after the Kumbh Mela.

Someday early subsequent 12 months, the Prime Minister may even inaugurate a duplicate of the Puri Jagannath Temple in Digha, Bengal, sources mentioned. Celebration insiders say this might be for Ms BanerjeeMandir Second\’.

\”Private selection\”

Communist Celebration of India (Maoist) Normal Secretary Sitaram Yechury declined an invite to attend the inauguration of the Ram temple in Ayodhya and the occasion mentioned faith shouldn\’t be used for political acquire.

\”Our coverage is to respect non secular beliefs and the correct of each particular person to pursue their beliefs. Faith is a private selection which shouldn\’t be became a software for political acquire. Comrade Sitaram Yechury is not going to attend the perform regardless of receiving an invite to take action,\” a publish from the occasion\’s deal with on X mentioned.

Communist Celebration of India (Maoist) chief Brinda Karat additionally mentioned that her occasion wouldn\’t attend the inauguration ceremony, describing it as \”politicization of a spiritual programme.\”

“Invites have been despatched to everybody (however) solely these invited by Lord Ram will come,” responded Meenakshi Lekhi of the BJP.

Former Congress chief Kapil Sibal additionally mentioned that he had \”Lord Ram in my coronary heart\” and therefore didn\’t really feel the necessity to attend the ceremony. The CPI can also be more likely to miss the occasion, sources mentioned.

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