On the day of the foundation stone laying ceremony of ‘Shree Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir’,Ayodhya UP AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said it was the “defeat of democracy” and “success of Hindutva”. He said that Prime Minister Modi “violated” the oath of the office by laying the foundation stone of Ram Temple in Ayodhya.”India is a secular country. Prime Minister has violated the oath of the office by laying the foundation stone of Ram Mandir. This is the day of the defeat of democracy and secularism and success of Hindutva,” Owaisi .
“The prime minister today said he was emotional. I want to say that I am also equally emotional because I believe in coexistence and equality of citizenship. Mr. Prime Minister, I am emootional because a mosque stood there for 450 years,” he added.