Press statement of Alok Kumar, International Working President of VHP
VHP welcomes the application of Union Government to the Hon’ble Supreme Court for restoraing 42 acres of land of Ram Janam Bhumi Nyas to it. The Nyas had obtained the land for the construction of Shri Ram Mandir.
The Union Govt. had acquired a total of 67.703 acres of land in 1993. This included the land of Ram Janam Bhumi Nyas.
The land under litigation i.e. where the disputed structure existed, admeasures only 0.313 acres.
All other land including of Ram Janam Bhumi Nyas is not under any dispute. The Hon’ble Supreme Court had said in M. Ismail case that the superfluous land shall be returned to its owners.
The VHP hopes that the Hon’ble Supreme Court shall expeditiously decide the application filed by Govt. of India.
Alok Kumar, Advocate
International Working President
Vishva Hindu Parishad