Ujjain: In a major development, a group of saints on Saturday announced that the construction of the controversial Ram temple would begin from November 9 this year in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya.
The meeting was organised during ongoing Simhastha Kumbh Mela in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain. The month-long festival, held after a gap of every 12 years, began in the city on April 22.
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Earlier, on Thursday, BJP's Rajya Sabha member Subramanian Swamy had demanded a decision on the vexed issue of the Ram temple at Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh and urged the government to make a statement on the day-to-day hearing of the case in the Supreme Court.
He said that both the Prime Minister and the chief justice of India have spoken on the backlog of cases in the apex court.