Swamy also said the former prime minister had contributed to the awakening of the Hindus.
Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday praised Rajiv Gandhi as the only good human being in the Nehru-Gandhi family and said that the former prime minister had contributed to awakening of the Hindus.
“Rajiv Gandhi was the only good human being in the (Nehru-Gandhi) family and had contributed to awakening of the Hindus,” he told reporters in Patna.
The Rajya Sabha MP recalled that the former Rajiv Gandhi had allowed the telecast of popular mythological serial Ramayana on Doordarshan and later got the locks of Ram temple at Ayodhya opened for prayers.
“Rajiv (Gandhi) allowed telecast of the mythological soap Ramayana on Doordarshan, the national television network, despite fierce opposition from Congress leaders,” he said.
Swamy exuded optimism about resolution of the vexed Ayodhya dispute in the wake of the Supreme Court’s prodding to the contending parties to work out an off-the-court settlement.
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