Surendra Singh, the Bharatiya Janata Social gathering MLA from Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia is as soon as once more beneath the spot mild 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.
Talking to media on Saturday, he claimed that Taj Mahal was a Shiva temple however the Muslim invaders destroyed it and became Taj Mahal to destroy the tradition of India.
“The Taj Mahal was a Shiva temple. Muslim invaders adopted no matter bid they needed to destroy the Indian tradition. A golden alternative has come, Shivaji’s descendants have arrived on the land of Uttar Pradesh,” Surendra Singh.
Singh went on to say that, “Simply as Samarth Guru Ramdas gave Shivaji to India, equally Gorakhnath ji has given Yogi Adityanath to Uttar Pradesh.”
That is, nevertheless, not the primary time the BJP MLA made the surprising declare. Final 12 months, he made controversial remarks over the brutal gang-rape of a teenage woman in Hathras. The MLA in an announcement had stated that rapes within the nation might be stopped if women are taught ‘sanskaar’. This had triggered a heated debate amongst politicians.