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Congress demands SC monitored probe into Ram temple land purchase deal

Congress demands SC monitored probe into Ram temple land purchase deal
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The Congress on Monday demanded a Supreme Court-monitored probe into the matter of alleged irregularity within the purchase of land at Ayodhya by the Ram temple belief. 

The Congress on Monday demanded a Supreme Court-monitored probe into the matter of alleged irregularity within the purchase of land at Ayodhya by the Ram temple belief. Addressing a digital press convention, Congress basic secretary and occasion spokesperson Randeep Surjewala on Monday referred to as the alleged irregularity within the purchase of land a “big scam” and stated as a result of “the trust was established on the direction of the Supreme Court, the court should take cognisance of the issue and investigate the matter.”

“The amount received as donations and expenses made by the trust should also be audited under the supervision of the Supreme Court,” he added.

However, he added that Congress doesn’t need development work of the proposed Ram temple to be halted.

Controversy erupted after Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Tej Narayan Pandey on Sunday accused Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust of committing corruption in a land deal and sought a CBI probe into the matter.

Holding a press convention on Sunday, Pandey stated, “The piece of land was earlier purchased for Rs 2 crores by Ravi Mohan Tiwari and Sultan Ansari. 10 minutes later, the Trust bought the land for Rs 18.5 crores on March 18.”

The SP chief additionally claimed that Rs 17 crore was despatched to the checking account of Ravi Mohan Tiwari and Sultan Ansari by means of RTGS mode of cost and demanded a probe into the RTGS cash switch.

Following SP, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Sanjay Singh, additionally made comparable allegations. Refuting the allegations of fraud in buying land price at an inflated worth for the Ram temple premises, Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust basic secretary Champat Rai termed the costs as “misleading and motivated by political hatred”.

In February 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced the structure of ‘Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Trust’ which might oversee the development of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, practically three months after the Supreme Court ruling within the decades-old case.

In November 2019, a five-judge bench of the Supreme Court had dominated unanimously in favour of Ram Lalla. It stated your complete disputed land unfold over 2.7-acre shall be handed over to a belief fashioned by the federal government, which can monitor the development of the Ram temple on the website. The courtroom had requested the federal government to present 5 acres of land to Sunni Waqf Board in Ayodhya for the development of a mosque.

(With ANI Inputs)

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