Ayodhya Land Scam: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered an inquiry into the alleged purchase of land by some politicians and administrative officials in Ayodhya.
New Delhi: The case of alleged purchase of land by some politicians and administrative officials in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh is increasing and Congress has leveled allegations of scam. On this matter, Congress General Secretary and in-charge of Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi held a press conference on Thursday and accused faith of hurting her.
- Dalits’ land has been grabbed: Priyanka Gandhi
Press conference Priyanka Gandhi said, ‘Almost every house in the country has donated something to the Ram Mandir Trust. Door-to-door campaigning was also done. Poor families and women have donated from their savings. This is a matter of devotion and it is being played with. The land of Dalits which could not be bought was bought and grabbed.
- Scam done with donation money: Priyanka Gandhi
Priyanka Gandhi said, ‘The lands which were of low cost. Sold in such a way that the trust was given for exorbitant money. This means that there has been a scam with the donation money. He alleged that all the land around the Ram temple has been looted. BJP leaders, officials and trust people are involved in this loot.
- Investigation should be done at Supreme Court level: Priyanka Gandhi
Priyanka Gandhi said, ‘Uttar Pradesh government has said that they are appointing inquiry commission, but who is doing the investigation. People at the level of the District Magistrate are investigating. If the Ram Mandir Trust was formed on the basis of the Supreme Court, then this inquiry should also be done by the Supreme Court, because how will the district level officers investigate the Mayor? The temple is being built on the orders of the Supreme Court. The investigation should also be done at the Supreme Court level.
- Doing corruption in the name of Lord Ram: Priyanka Vadra
The Congress general secretary said, ‘Lord Ram was a symbol of dignity and morality. Why did he make such a big sacrifice, because he had decided to follow the path of truth? Now you are doing corruption in his name also. You are rejecting and hurting the faith of the whole country.
- CM Yogi Adityanath ordered an inquiry
UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered a probe into the alleged purchase of land by some politicians and administrative officials in Ayodhya. On this matter, Navneet Sehgal, Additional Chief Secretary (Information) in Lucknow said, ‘Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked the Revenue Department to investigate the matter thoroughly.’
- Congress’s allegation on land purchase
Earlier, the Congress had alleged that several BJP leaders and some officials of the Uttar Pradesh government had bought land around the under-construction Ram temple in Ayodhya at throwaway prices. This ‘loot’ of land has been done after the Supreme Court’s decision in the year 2019. Party general secretary and spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should answer on the ‘loot of donations’ and ‘loot of land’ and the entire episode should be investigated.