BJP today said the controversial UP government letter convening a meeting of top officials to discuss "reconstruction" of Ram temple at Ayodhya was a conspiracy of the "Cong-SP-BSP secular syndicate" and that it would not help "such forces" in the 2014 general elections.
"The letter issued by the Home department regarding construction of temple on Ram Janmbhoomi is a conspiracy of secular syndicate of Congress, Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party," BJP national vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi told PTI over phone.
"Such a conspiracy will not help to avoid white-wash of such forces in the next Lok Sabha elections," Naqvi said.
He said the next general elections would be fought on the issues of corruption, price rise and administrative failure and "secular syndicate would not succeed in misleading the people".
The letter issued by Secretary (Home) Saresh Chandra Mishra instructed the Director General of Police and other senior officials to attend a meeting on October 14 to discuss the "reconstruction" of Ram temple at Ayodhya.
"This letter is regarding Parliamentary law by the Centre for reconstruction of temple at Ram Janmabhoomi on the lines of reconstruction of the Somnath temple," reads the subject of the letter.
The government, however, immediately clarified that the meeting was called with reference to Sankalp Diwas convened by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad on October 19 and that there was a misprint in the letter.
Naqvi said the countdown of Congress has started and the country was in "Modi mood".
He claimed that the people were committed to "ending the misrule of Congress" and good governance of BJP.
He said the formula of Third Front was like "expired election chocolate" and alleged that those supporting Congress were "spreading the formula of the Third Front."
Targeting Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, Naqvi said, "He is a prince of such a power, which has turned out to be barren in terms of achievements."
"In reality, the government is with Manmohan Singh but the power with Sonia Gandhi and Rahul, therefore the direct responsibility is with the latter two," he said.
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