Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) International president Ashok Singhal
revealed here on Friday that he had face to face meetings with
former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao thrice to solve the
Addressing a press conference here, Singhal said all these meetings
were arranged by ‘Dhirubhai,’ apparently referring to the former
chairman of the Reliance Group, Dhirubhai Ambani. However, when
asked specifically about this reference, Singhal refrained from
Singhal also said there were many Rambhakts inside the Congress
Party and claimed, “They extended hearty support to the Ayodhya
Commenting about the indictment of former Prime Minister Atal Behari
Vajpayee in the Liberhan Commission Report, Singhal said: “Atalji
was associated with the movement, but he was not present on December
6, 1992 at Ayodhya.”
claimed the Ayodhya movement was a saint’s movement and not a
was a movement initiated and guided by saints. It was never a
political one,” Singhal said.
Ayodhya issue should be resolved through a cabinet decision on the
lines of the Somanath temple issue, he said.
the then cabinet under the leadership of Nehru can resolve the
Somanath problem with a decision, I demand the same should be
followed for resolving the Ayodhya issue,” Singhal said.