Chennai, Mar 22 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tamil Nadu unit president L. Ganesan on Sunday said that his party would declare the 'Ramasetu' a heritage monument, if his party voted to power at the Centre in the general elections.
"BJP will declare the 'Ramasetu' a heritage monument, if the party voted to power at the Centre in the general elections," Ganesan said in a statement.
Ramasetu, a bridge, believed to be built by Lord Rama, became a centre of controversy after Hindus opposed its demolition for the construction of Rs 2,400 crore Sethusamudram Shipping Canal Project (SSCP).
The BJP leader further said that if alliance comprising of the Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) came into power, it would demolish the bridge.
"If another alliance comprising of the DMK comes to power, it will try to demolish the Ramasetu," he added. (ANI)