Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Oct. 19 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday slammed the Opposition for criticizing the grand Diwali celebrations which took place in the temple town of Ayodhya Yesterday.
Adityanath hit out at his political rivals and averred that no one possess the right to question his faith.
"This is my personal faith and how can opposition interfere in this?" Adityanath said.
The Chief Minister further asserted that another reason why he came to Ayodhya was to check the security and other preparedness for thousands of devotee which throng the temple town on the occasion of Diwali.
"As the Chief Minister of the state, it is my duty and I am committed towards development of every place of the state," he added.
Later in the day, the Chief Minister will celebrate the festival of light in Gorakhpur, which is his constituency.
Adityanath celebrated Diwali in Ayodhya yesterday.
Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik was also present at the event. (ANI)