Ayodhya (UP), Feb 26 (PTI) Noting that the journey towards “Ram Rajya” began with the Ram temple consecration in Ayodhya, the VHP on Monday called on the Hindu society to vote in the national interest, setting aside personal preferences, to elect a government that respects and protects Indian cultures and values.

The coming Lok Sabha elections is going to determine the country’s future and “it is the collective responsibility of all of us to hand over to our coming generations a Bharat that is fully secure, prosperous and powerful,” it said in a resolution passed at a meeting of its Central Board of Trustees and Governing Council here.

At the meeting, the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) passed two resolutions — one on the construction of the Ram temple and the second on the coming Lok Sabha elections, due in April-May.

The resolution, titled “vote in national interest and cote cent percent”, read, “Bharat is the world’s largest democracy. The great festival of national elections comes every five years. Voting is very important for the functioning of the democratic systems. It is our Rashtra Dharma too.” “The Board of Trustees of Vishva Hindu Parishad calls upon the Hindu society to cast its vote to serve the cause of national interest, setting aside their personal interests, caste bias, linguism, communalism and regionalism, etc. This national election is going to determine the future of Bharat.

This story was originally published in Read the full story here.