New Delhi, Nov 23 : BJP MP from Unnao Sakshi Maharaj has made a controversial statement demanding demolition of Delhi’s Jama Masjid and said that idols will be found below the staircase of Masjid and added that he should be hanged if his information proves to be incorrect.
“Main rajneeti me jab aya to mera pehla statement tha Mathura mein… Ayodhya, Mathura, Kashi ko rehne do… Delhi ki Jama Masjid todo, agar sidiyon me murtiyan nahi mile to mujhe fansi pe latka dena… Apni baat pe main aj bhi kayam hun..” (When entered into politics, I gave my first statement in Mathura. To leave Ayodhya, Mathura and Kashi aside and demolish Jama Masjid in Delhi and if idols are not found below the staircase then I should be hanged. I still stand by this statement), Maharaj said while addressing a rally and blamed the Mughals for committing atrocities against the Hindus
Known for giving controversial statements, he claimed that over 3000 mosques were built by Islamic rulers by demolishing many temples all over India.