The troubled road to Ayodhya.

Road to Ayodhya bumpy; caste, bread & butter issues compete with temple tide

Mandir-masjid non-issue, muslim voters focus on jobs and development

Prashun Bhaumik | New Delhi | 20 May, 2024 | 10:40 PM

Ayodhya's historic Lok Sabha election post Ram temple inauguration sees competition between caste and convenience. BJP's Lallu Singh eyes third term amidst fielding of nine-time Dalit SP MLA Awadhesh Prasad, attracting Dalit, Muslim, and Yadav voters. CPIM's Arvindsen Yadav and BSP's Sacchidanand Pandey add complexity to the race, challenging SP's prospects in the keenly contested constituency.