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VHP Vice President and Secretary General of Shri Ram Janmbhumi Teerth Kshetra Trust, Shri Champat Rai at Press Conference on the outcome Shri Ram Mandir Nidhi Samarpan Abhiyan.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat releases a book during 'Ganga Samagrah' and 'Namami Gange Exhibition' at the VHP camp, in Prayagraj.

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Vishva Hindu Parishad supporters take part in a protest in Chandni Chowk area after a 100-year-old temple of Lord Hanuman was demolished on court orders, in old Delhi.

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Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) Chief Alok Kumar and Swami Avdheshanand Giri address a press conference on decisions taken in Kendriya Margadarshak Mandal meeting of VHP, in New Delhi.

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Activists of Vishva Hindu Mahasangh stage a protest against Love Jihad and religion conversion at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi.

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Members of Vishva Hindu Mahasangh take a pledge against Love Jihad and religion conversion at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi.

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Activists of Vishva Hindu Mahasangh stage a protest against Love Jihad and religion conversion at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi.

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VHP Chief Alok Kumar celebrates with party leader Om Prakash Singhal during a press conference, after the verdict by the special CBI court, in New Delhi.

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VHP Working President Alok Kumar addresses media after the verdict by the special CBI court on 1992 Babri mosque demolition accused case, in New Delhi

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Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust General Secretary, Champat Rai, addresses a press conference at VHP headquarters, Sankat Mochan Ashram, in New Delhi.

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Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust General Secretary, Champat Rai, addresses a press conference at VHP headquarters, Sankat Mochan Ashram, in New Delhi.

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Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) members celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony of proposed Ram temple in Ayodhya, during Unlock 3.0, in Chennai.

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A man dressed as god Hanuman participates in a celebration by Vishwa Hindu Parishad or World Hindu Council to mark the groundbreaking ceremony of a temple dedicated to Hindu god Ram in Ayodhya, in Ahmedabad.

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Supporters of Vishwa Hindu Parishad(VHP) or World Hindu Council performs rituals during a celebration to mark the groundbreaking ceremony of a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Ram in Ayodhya, at a temple in Ahmedabad.

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Women dance to celebrate ahead of a groundbreaking ceremony of a temple dedicated to the god Ram in Ayodhya, at the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, or World Hindu Council, headquarters in New Delhi.

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Women dance in the rain to celebrate ahead of a groundbreaking ceremony of a temple dedicated to the god Ram in Ayodhya, at the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, or World Hindu Council, headquarters in New Delhi.

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Members of Vishwa Hindu Parishad celebrate the ground breaking ceremony of proposed Ram temple in Ayodhya, during Unlock 3.0, in Vijayawada.

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An artist dressed as Lord Hanuman along with the members of Vishwa Hindu Parishad celebrates the Bhoomi Pujan day for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, at Hanuman Mandir in Connaught Place, New Delhi.

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Members of Vishwa Hindu Parishad celebrate the ground breaking ceremony of proposed Ram temple in Ayodhya, during Unlock 3.0, in Vijayawada.

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Members of Vishwa Hindu Parishad celebrate the Bhoomi Pujan of Ayodhya's Ram Mandir, at Hanuman Mandir, Connaught Palace in New Delhi.

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Hindus offer prayers for a groundbreaking ceremony of a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Ram in Ayodhya, at the Vishwa Hindu Parishad headquarters in New Delhi.

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Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal members make a replica of Ram temple using gulal and earthen lamp, on the eve of the groundbreaking ceremony of the Ayodhya's Ram Mandir, in Jodhpur.

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VHP National Working President Aalok Kumar addresses a press conference, in Lucknow.

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Members of the Jain community give silver biscuits weighing 11.25 kg to a member of Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) ahead of the foundation laying ceremony of Ram temple in Ayodhya, in Ahmedabad.

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Members of Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) present an appointment letter to newly elected Jharkhand In-Charge Ganeswar Munda (C) who will take part in the foundation laying ceremony of Ram Temple in Ayodhya on August 5, in Ranchi.

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VHP workers and sadhus pose for photographs as they collect water and clay from the banks of the Ganges, to be used in the foundation laying ceremony of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, at Sangam in Prayagraj.

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Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Santosh Dubey (C) arrives at a special CBI court for a hearing in the Babri mosque demolition case, in Lucknow.

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VHP leader Rajendra Singh offers prayers at a camp near Ram Janmabhoomi, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Ayodhya.

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Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Vinay Katiyar comes out of the CBI Special Court after being summoned for questioning in the Babri mosque demolition case, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Lucknow.

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Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) activists sanitize Hanuman Temple at Connaught Place, during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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VHP activists set up a replica of Ram Mandir during ongoing Magh Mela festival at Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) pandal, in Prayagraj.

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VHP and Hindu Sena members hold a protest near Pakistan High Commission against the alleged attack on Gurdwara Nankana Sahib, in New Delhi.

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VHP and Hindu Sena members hold a protest near Pakistan High Commission against the alleged attack on Gurdwara Nankana Sahib, in New Delhi.

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RSS, BJP, VHP, Bajrang Dal and various organisations take part in a rally in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act CAA-NRC from Yashwant Stadium to Savidhan Square in Nagpur, Maharashtra

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran leader Murli Manohar Joshi receives a memento as BJP MP Subhramaniam Swamy looks on, during a program to pay tribute Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader late Ashok Singhal on his 5th death anniversary at Moti Lal Nehru Medical College, in Prayagraj.

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Supporters of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) celebrate the Supreme Court's verdict outside the VHP office in Ahmadabad. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims. The dispute over land ownership has been one of the country's most contentious issues.

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Supporters of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) celebrate the Supreme Court's verdict outside the VHP office in Ahmadabad.

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Supporters of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) celebrate the Supreme Court's verdict outside the VHP office in Ahmadabad.

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Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) workers burn firecrackers as they celebrate after Supreme Court's verdict on Ayodhya land case, outside VHP office in Ahmedabad.

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Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti applies 'tilak' on a photo of Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader late Ashok Singhal, at VHP office in New Delhi.

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A Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) supporter feeds sweets to a policeman standing guard outside the VHP office in Ahmadabad.

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Alok Kumar, VHP Working President, addresses media after Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya, in New Delhi.

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A Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) supporter feeds sweets to a passerby in Ahmadabad.

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Supporters of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) celebrate the Supreme Court's verdict, outside the VHP office in Ahmadabad. India's Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah during the 'Maha Yajna' organised by VHP, at Birla Mandir, in New Delhi

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah with RSS leader Bhaiya Ji Joshi during the 'Maha Yajna' organised by VHP, at Birla Mandir, in New Delhi

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah during the 'Maha Yajna' organised by VHP, at Birla Mandir, in New Delhi

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VHP's Vice President Champat Rai speaks during a meeting on 'Shri Ram Janmbhumi' organised by Akhil Bhartiya Sant Samiti, in New Delhi

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Members of Aman Committee distribute food to the people participating in VHP Shobha Yatra at Hauz Qazi area of old Delhi. The area witnessed a tension few days ago after a row over parking led to eruption of clashes between two groups and vandalisation of a small temple.

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A Ramjanmabhoomi rally by the VHP, an RSS affiliate

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and Baba Ramdev (L) attend Vishva Hindu Parishad's 'Dharm Sansad' during the Kumbh Mela 2019 in Prayagraj.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and Baba Ramdev (L) attend Vishva Hindu Parishad's 'Dharm Sansad' during the Kumbh Mela 2019 in Prayagraj.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat addresses saints and seers during 'Dharm Sansad' called by Vishva Hindu Parishad during Kumbh Mela 2019, in Allahabad.

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Sanjay Dalmia perform the last rites of his father Vishnu Hari Dalmia, the former president of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), at Nigam Bodh Ghat in New Delhi. Vishnu Hari Dalmia was 91.

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Working President Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) Alok Kumar addresses a press conference in New Delhi.

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An aerial view of Ramlila Maidan during Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP) event ‘Dharma Sabha’, in which thousands of people gathered to press for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, days before Parliaments winter session commences, in New Delhi.

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Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP) supporters during ‘Dharma Sabha’, in which thousands of people gathered at Ramlila Maidan to press for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, days before Parliaments winter session commences, in New Delhi.

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Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP) supporters during ‘Dharma Sabha’, in which thousands of people gathered at Ramlila Maidan to press for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, days before Parliaments winter session commences, in New Delhi.

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Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP) supporters during ‘Dharma Sabha’, in which thousands of people gathered at Ramlila Maidan to press for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, days before Parliaments winter session commences, in New Delhi.

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Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP) supporters during ‘Dharma Sabha’, in which thousands of people gathered at Ramlila Maidan to press for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, days before Parliaments winter session commences, in New Delhi.

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Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP) supporters during ‘Dharma Sabha’, in which thousands of people gathered at Ramlila Maidan to press for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, days before Parliaments winter session commences, in New Delhi.

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Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP) supporters during ‘Dharma Sabha’, in which thousands of people gathered at Ramlila Maidan to press for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, days before Parliaments winter session commences, in New Delhi.

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Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP) supporters during ‘Dharma Sabha’, in which thousands of people gathered at Ramlila Maidan to press for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, days before Parliaments winter session commences, in New Delhi.

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Acharya Mahamadaleshwar Bikaner Rajguru Vishokanand Bharti addresses during the Viswa Hindu Parishad (VHP) rally for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, in Ahmedabad.

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Hindu activist Sadhvi Ritambhara addresses during Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP) ‘Dharma Sabha’, in which thousands of people gathered at Ramlila Maidan to press for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, days before Parliament's winter session commences, in New Delhi.

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Senior RSS leader Suresh 'Bhaiyyaji' Joshi addresses during Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP) ‘Dharma Sabha’, in which thousands of people gathered at Ramlila Maidan to press for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, days before Parliament's winter session commences, in New Delhi.

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A sadhu in support of Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP) during ‘Dharma Sabha’ event, in which thousands of people gathered at Ramlila Maidan to press for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, days before Parliaments winter session commences, in New Delhi.

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A supporter of Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP) dressed as Lord Hanuman during ‘Dharma Sabha’ event, in which thousands of people gathered at Ramlila Maidan to press for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, days before Parliaments winter session commences, in New Delhi.

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Hindu activists during Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP) ‘Dharma Sabha’, in which thousands of people gathered at Ramlila Maidan to press for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, days before Parliaments winter session commences, in New Delhi.

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VHP activists during their 'Janagraha Rally', organised to push for the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, in Bengaluru.

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VHP activists carry the statue of Lord Rama during a procession in prior to their 'Janagraha Rally', organised to push for the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, in Bengaluru.

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The VHP dharam sabha in Ayodhya, November 25

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Tight security arrangements near Hanumanghari amid 'Dharam Sabha’, being organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to push for the construction of the Ram temple, in Ayodhya.

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Tight security arrangements near Hanumanghari amid 'Dharam Sabha’, being organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to push for the construction of the Ram temple, in Ayodhya.

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People arrive for a rally at Bada Bhaktmal ki Bagiya to attend `Dharam Sabha’, being organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to push for the construction of the Ram temple, in Ayodhya.

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Police personnel stand in guard as people arrive for a rally at Bada Bhaktmal ki Bagiya to attend `Dharam Sabha’, being organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to push for the construction of the Ram temple, in Ayodhya.

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Tight security arrangements near Hanumanghari amid 'Dharam Sabha’, being organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to push for the construction of the Ram temple, in Ayodhya.

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RSS pracharak and a businessman based in Pratapgarh Siyaram Gupta hands over a cheque of Rs 1 crore to Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas chief, Mahant Nritya Gopal Das (C) as a donation for temple construction during 'Dharma Sabha', in Ayodhya, organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to push for the construction of the Ram temple, in Ayodhya.

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Supporters participate in `Dharam Sabha’, being organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to push for the construction of the Ram temple, in Ayodhya.

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Supporters participate in `Dharam Sabha’, being organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to push for the construction of the Ram temple, in Ayodhya.

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Seers from different ashrams gather at the programme venue as they participate in a rally `Dharam Sabha’, being organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to push for the construction of the Ram temple, in Ayodhya.

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Sandhus participate in `Dharam Sabha’, being organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to push for the construction of the Ram temple, in Ayodhya.

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Sadhvis participate in `Dharam Sabha’, being organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to push for the construction of the Ram temple, in Ayodhya.

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Supporters participate in `Dharam Sabha’, being organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to push for the construction of the Ram temple, in Ayodhya.

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Supporters gather at Kar Sevak Puram workshop as they participate in 'Dharam Sabha’, being organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to push for the construction of the Ram temple, in Ayodhya.

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Seers from different ashrams gather at the programme venue as they participate in a rally `Dharam Sabha’, being organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to push for the construction of the Ram temple, in Ayodhya.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat addresses during the "Hunkaar Sabha" organised by Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) to mobilise support in favour of Ram Mandir at Ayodhya, in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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Shankracharya Vasudevanand Saraswati (C) addresses during the "Hunkaar Sabha" organised by Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) to mobilise support in favour of Ram Mandir at Ayodhya, while RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat, Sadhvi Rutambara look on, in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) international vice president Champat Rai (R) and Ram Vilas Vedanti inspect the preparations for 25 november Dharm Sabha in Ayodhya.

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Vishwa Hindu Parishad activists participate in a procession rally to make a call for their November 25 Vishal Dharm Sabha at Ayodhya.

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Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) International Vice-President Champat Rai addresses media persons, in Lucknow.

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VHP working president Alok Kumar addresses a press conference as spiritual leader Swami Parmanand looks on, in New Delhi.

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Ram Janam Bhoomi Trust President Nritya Gopal Das (C) and other members of Sant Ucchadhikar Samiti during a meeting on Ram Janam Bhumi at VHP office, in New Delhi.

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Vishva Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal activists burn an effigy of Bollywood actor Salman Khan during a protest over his upcoming movie 'Loveratri', in Agra.

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A group of 150 non-resident Indians (NRIs) from 22 countries, affiliated to the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), visit and offer prayers at the makeshift Ram temple, in Ayodhya.

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A group of 150 non-resident Indians (NRIs) from 22 countries, affiliated to the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), offer prayers, in Ayodhya.

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Former Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) chief Pravin Togadia during his visit to Ayodhya.

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VHP President Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje comes out after attending the meeting of VHP Central Managing Committee, in New Delhi.

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Newly elected Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) chief Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje visits Ram Mandir Karyashala (workshop), in Ayodhya.

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Newly elected Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) chief Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje addresses a meeting of sadhus, in Ayodhya.

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