Former India opener and BJP MP Gautam Gambhir spoke on the ties with Pakistan. Gambhir said there should be no relation with Pak till cross-border terrorism gets over. On Thursday, global terror financing watchdog FATF retained Pak on its 'grey list' till June. FATF said Pak failed to fully implement the 27-point action plan that it had drawn up. “Cricket is a very small thing and the lives of our soldiers are more important. There should be no relationship with Pak till cross-border terrorism gets over,” he said. Gambhir was campaigning for bypolls of 5 municipal wards in Delhi, which ended on Friday. Main rivals AAP, BJP and Congress have claimed they will emerge victorious in the contest. Voting for the municipal by-elections will be held on Sunday, results on March 3.
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Cricketer-turned-politician and Bharatiya Janata Party MP Gautam Gambhir on January 24 visited 'Jan Rasoi', started by him, near Gandhi Nagar after it completed one month of successful run. 'Jan Rasoi' is a private canteen, to feed the poor and needy in the city. 'Jan Rasoi' serves full meal at just Re 1.
Former Indian cricketer and BJP MP from East Delhi, Gautam Gambhir, on January 19 lauded the performance of Indian Cricket Team. He said, "This is the greatest series ever to be won by the Indian cricket team ever, I don't think so it has been any bigger than this," he said. Gambhir hailed the performance of young players who proved their mettle in the absence of key players who were injured.
Actor Mithun Chakraborty after joining BJP said that he will join the campaign for party from March 12th ahead of assembly elections in West Bengal. He said, "I am a pure cobra. You will be finished in one bite. Now, remember the new slogan - Ek chhobole chhobi (One bite and you will become a photo)." West Bengal Assembly elections will be held in 8 phases starting from March 27.
After joining BJP, verbal attacks have started on Mithun Chakraborty. TMC MP Saugata Roy said that the Bollywood star was originally a Naxalite and he has changed parties four times. "Mithun Chakraborty is not a star of today. He is a star of yesteryears. He has changed parties four times. He was originally a Naxalite, then went to CPM, then he joined TMC and was made a Rajya Sabha MP," he said. Roy alleged that BJP threatened Chakraborty with cases by ED and he left Rajya Sabha and now he has joined BJP. He has no credibility, no respect, and no influence among the people.
Actor Mithun Chakraborty after joining BJP said that he will join the campaign of the party which is about to begin from March 12th. "The campaign will begin on 12th March. I will join. If you have watched Fatakeshto (film series), you would know," he said. Chakraborty added that, he wants to make a glorious West Bengal like Prime Minister Narendra Modi said. Mithun Chakraborty joined BJP ahead of assembly elections in West Bengal. The state will go to polls on March 27th.
While speaking to ANI in the national capital on March 06, the General Secretary of Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, Champat Rai spoke on Ram Temple construction and donation. Rai said, "Door-to-door collection has stopped. People can donate online on the Trust's website. We are in talks to acquire land for a ground in front of the temple but nothing decided yet." "Temple to be ready in 3 years," he added.
After former chief minister Siddaramaiah refused for donation of Ram Temple, Karnataka Minister KS Eshwarappa said 'one Siddaramaiah is enough to destroy Congress party.' "One Siddaramaiah is enough to destroy Congress party. Similarly, HD Kumaraswamy is destroying his party. Even the poor are giving Rs 10 each (for Ram temple) out of devotion. Siddaramaiah says that it's disputed land, so he won't contribute," said Karnataka Minister KS Eshwarappa. He added, "PFI tells people to not contribute (for Ram Temple) as it's disputed land, Siddaramaiah says the same. They have the same opinion. There is no difference between Siddaramaiah and PFI, they are one."
Former chief minister of Karnataka, and Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Kumaraswamy on February 17 raised several questions on the process of Ram Mandir fund collection, he also alleged that he has been threatened to donate money. "I am not concerned about contribution of money (for Ram temple), if required I will also contribute. But who is actually giving information? Where is the transparency in collecting money? Several people are collecting money by threatening others. I am also a victim, 3 people, including a woman, came to my house. They threatened me that why am I not giving money, this is country's prime issue - why are you not giving money? Who is she? Is she authorised to come and ask me?" questioned Kumaraswamy.
People across the country are giving donations for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya. Ambedkar Mahasabha Trust also donated a silver brick to the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra on Feb 14...