Narendra Modi addresses rally near Ayodhya
May 2, 2019
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi rallied for the upcoming general elections near Ayodhya on Wednesday. Ever since he came into power in 2014, Modi is visiting Ayodhya for the first time. The place has been very popular amongst right wing groups including RSS and Shiv Sena. Reportedly, the groups along with Modi's support are going to ask for votes bringing in the Ayodhya temple issue. Ayodhya, since a very long time, has been in the middle of Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute.
PM @narendramodi will make his first visit to #Ayodhya after taking charge of the Prime Minister's office in 2014 Will he apologize to the people of Ayodhya? Will Modi visit the Ram Temple?-Ravi Kant, Twitter User
The rally started at around 11 am from Maya Bazar which is hardly 25 kms from main Ayodhya located in Uttar Pradesh. At the rally at Ambedkar Nagar, Modi said that he will work for the uplifting poor people and towards welfare of the state if BJP comes into power. The rally witnessed thousands of people thronging the place to catch a glimpse of the leader.
"In Ayodhya, PM Modi Says We Are Fighting Against Poverty: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh's grand alliance or mahagathbandhan leaders Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati will today face off in a place, tweeted Shammi Kumar.