Former Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Pravin Togadia on Saturday hit out at PM Modi and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat accusing them of not fulfilling the promise of building Ram Temple in Ayodhya.
Addressing a press conference in Guwahati, Togadia accused the BJP of raking up the Ram temple issue for political benefits ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Togadia has arrived in the city for forming the state committee of Hindustan Nirman Dal (HND).
He also lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for betraying the people of Assam by introducing Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB).
‘Neither any huge development took place in the country, nor the Ram temple was built in the last four years of the BJP government,’ Togadia said.
He said, ‘I had no real interest in politics, but situation has compelled me to do so, will field my men in the 2019 general elections to fulfill the long-pending dream of building a Ram temple at Ayodhya.’
“Under the Narendra Modi regime, the unabated rise in the number of jobless people – especially youth – has reached unprecedented proportions.”- Togadia
He also announced the names of new presidents of four North Eastern states including Assam.
In Assam, Rajib Kakati will take charge as President of Hindustan Nirman Dal (HND).
In Arunachal Upen Deori, In Manipur, Tamba Kabui and Nikhil Bani will be the new president of Tripura HND state committee.
“Modi is my elder brother; earlier, we used to travel on a motorcycle or scooter, I hoped that Modi will help the nation to develop. But, during this regime, nation is suffering in economic crisis.”- Togadia added.
Togadia had quit the VHP on April 14 this year after former Himachal Pradesh governor V S Kokje defeated his nominee Raghav Reddy in an election for the post of VHP International president.