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VHP Backed Ram Rajya Rath Yatra reaches Varanasi

PTIUpdated: Thursday Feb 15, 2018

Ayodhya > The right wing Vishva Hindu Parishad(VHP) backed 'Ram Rajya Rath Yatra’ which is trying to mobilise support for a Ram temple to be built in place of the demolished Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, reached Varanasi on the second day of its journey.

Sharad Sharma, VHP spokesperson said in here that the organizers of the Yatra had requested the organisation's support a programme was held in Ayodhya. "Actually the VHP is not the part of that Yatra, as it is being organised by another society. However, we will cooperate with them," said Sharma.    

According to organisers, the Yatra will reach Tamil Nadu's Rameshwaram in 41 days after covering six states including Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka.