Kalyan asks more land for Ram temple construction

Written by: Abdul Nisar
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Kalyan Singh
Lucknow, Oct 3: Kalyan Singh, former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh during the demolition of Babri Masjid on Dec 6, 1992, has asked Central government to give the 67-acre land acquired by the Centre for construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya.

He told that Allahabad High Court's verdict was only about the 1,500 square feet disputed land and the rest of the 67 acre land which was acquired by the Centre can be given for the construction of the Ram temple.

"If this 1,500 square feet land is divided in three parts, then only 500 square feet would be available for the construction of the temple which is insufficient," said Kalyan Singh.

"I have written a letter to the Prime Minister in this regard," he added.

On Thursday, Sep 30 the three-member Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court announced the verdict that to divide the disputed land into three, 1/3 to Babri committee, 1/3 to Nirmohi Akhara and the remaining 1/3 to Ram Janma Stan.

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