Tribune News Service
New Delhi, August 5
Absence of the phrase “welcome” stood out within the responses of high Congress leaders right this moment as Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the consecration ceremony of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya.
The grand previous occasion’s lasting dilemma over the three decade-old challenge was evident in the way in which former occasion president Rahul Gandhi reacted to the ground-breaking occasion.
“Lord Ram is the ultimate embodiment of supreme human values and can never appear in cruelty, hatred or injustice,” Gandhi stated right this moment in search of to ask if the BJP’s model of politics was a real marker of Lord Ram’s legacy. Gandhi has persistently attacked the BJP as “divisive and polarising,” and his response right this moment gave away his hidden message.
While Gandhi spoke in a single voice steering away from welcoming the occasion, former ministers Anand Sharma and Manish Tewari did congratulate devotees on the event.
“The construction of a grand Ram Temple was a long-standing aspiration of devotees in Ayodhya and the world. Today that dream has been realised. Best wishes to all Ayodhya residents and Lord Ram devotees,” Anand Sharma stated with Tewari additionally sending out congratulations to individuals.
Former MoS Shashi Tharoor lashed out on the ruling occasion after its leaders shared a Twitter poster exhibiting PM Modi strolling Ram Lalla to the temple. Attacking the BJP for its “arrogance” in exhibiting the Lord smaller to Modi (whose picture was bigger than Ram Lalla’s within the poster), Tharoor stated , “You people have neither learnt love nor sacrifice, neither learnt compassion nor care. What part of Ram Charita Manas have you learnt, you who are happy to show yourselves larger than the God?”