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How can Yogi Adityanath spend tax payers' money for Lord Ram statue, asks Owaisi

The Hyderabad MP and chief of AIMIM, Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday came down heavily on the Uttar Pradesh government and BJP over its plans to install a 100 metres high Lord Ram statue in Ayodhya.

Quoting a recent Supreme Court ruling, Owaisi said that government can't use tax payers money for such religious purposes and it's a violation of the Apex court judgment.

''Justice Deepak Mishra while dealing with the Muslim religious structures demolition case following 2002 Gujarat riots, set aside the Gujarat High Court order allowing state government to release the compensation for damaged religious sites,'' said Asaduddin Owaisi.

He questioned that when public money cannot be used for the repair and reconstruction of religious structures, then how can the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath can use it for constructing a 100 ft statue of Lord Ram.

Owaisi also criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the recent tweet of US president Donald Trump praising Pakistan.

''Our PM was hugging US President trump like there was no Eid again, but now US is showing its true face. US has now questioned India over slavery and even raised the issue of murder of Gauri Lankesh. They have also questioned free speech over the threat to Dalit Professor Kancha Illaiyya,'' added Owaisi.