Surendra Singh, the Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia is as soon as once more underneath the spot gentle for making a controversial assertion. Hailing the Chief Minister as a descendant of Shivaji, Singh stated the Agra’s historic monument Taj Mahal will quickly be renamed as Ram Mahal within the Yogi administration.
Speaking to media on Saturday, he claimed that Taj Mahal was a Shiva temple however the Muslim invaders destroyed it and become Taj Mahal to destroy the tradition of India.
“The Taj Mahal was a Shiva temple. Muslim invaders adopted whatever bid they had to destroy the Indian culture. A golden opportunity has come, Shivaji’s descendants have arrived on the land of Uttar Pradesh,” Surendra Singh.
Singh went on to say that, “Just as Samarth Guru Ramdas gave Shivaji to India, similarly Gorakhnath ji has given Yogi Adityanath to Uttar Pradesh.”
This is, nonetheless, not the primary time the BJP MLA made the stunning declare. Last yr, he made controversial remarks over the brutal gang-rape of a teenage lady in Hathras. The MLA in a press release had stated that rapes within the nation will be stopped if women are taught ‘sanskaar’. This had triggered a heated debate amongst politicians.