British Member of Parliament Bob Blackman raised concerns about British media's biased reporting about Ram Mandir. Speaking in the UK Parliament on Friday, the MP said: “Last week in Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh, the Ram Mandir was consecrated. This has been a great joy to Hindus all over the world as it is the birthplace of Lord Ram.
He said: “Very unfortunately, the BBC mentioned in its coverage, of course, that this was the site of the destruction of a mosque, forgetting that it had been a temple for more than 2,000 years before this happened and that a five-acre plot of land had been allocated to Muslims to build a mosque adjacent to the city.
The MP also asked other MPs to “allow time for a debate on the government's time about the impartiality of the BBC and its failure to provide a decent record of what is really happening around the world”.
In a post on X, Blackman said voters had raised concerns about biased BBC reporting on Ram Mandir.
He said that as an ardent supporter of Hindu rights, “this article has caused great dissonance.”
“The BBC should be able to provide a decent record of what is happening in the world,” he said.
🛕Voters have raised concerns about biased BBC reporting #ram mandir temple.
🇬🇧🤝🇮🇳 As an avid supporter of Hindu rights, this article has caused huge dissonance.
🌏The BBC should be able to provide a decent record of what is happening in the world. pic.twitter.com/htSzyey2u4
-Bob Blackman (@BobBlackman) February 2, 2024
Meanwhile, at the 109th edition of 'Mann Ki Baat' on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted the importance of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya and how it united the nation.
In his recent speech, Prime Minister Modi mentioned that Lord Rama's rule was an inspiration to the framers of the Constitution.
“Friends, the occasion of Pran Pratishtha in Ayodhya seems to be connected by a common thread, which is millions of people in the country together. The sentiments of all are unanimous, the devotion of all is in unison… Ram in everyone's words, Ram in everyone's words. Heart.
During this period, many people in the country sang Ram Bhajan songs to devote themselves at the feet of Shri Ram. On the night of January 22, the entire country lit up Ram Jyoti and celebrated Diwali. During this time, the country has witnessed the strength of unity, which is also an important basis for our decisions for a developed India, Prime Minister Modi said.
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