SP Lawmaker Says ‘No Shivling Inside Gyanvapi Mosque’


Samajwadi Party rally (PTI)

Samajwadi Party rally (PTI)

If you go into the history there was no ‘Shivling’ and nothing else in the Gyanvapi mosque, said Samajwadi Party MP Shafiqur Rahman Barq

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  • Last Updated:May 22, 2022, 14:37 IST
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Samajwadi Party MP Shafiqur Rahman Barq on Sunday said that there was no Shivling’ in Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi and the word was spread about it to stoke sentiments for the upcoming 2024 parliamentary elections.

“All these circumstances are being created due to 2024 elections. If you go into the history there was no ‘Shivling’ and nothing else in the Gyanvapi mosque. All this is wrong,” Barq, an MP from Sambhal, told reporters outside the Samajwadi Party office.

Barq was here to meet SP chief Akhilesh Yadav. On Ayodhya, Barq said, “Though a Ram temple is being constructed, I still say that there is a mosque there”.”Ye takat ke bal-boote pe ho raha” (This is purely a display of power).”

“We are being targeted. Mosques are being attacked. The government doesn’t run like this. Government should run with honesty and rule of law. There is a rule of Bulldozer, not of law,” he said.

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