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Uddhav Thackeray offers prayers to Ram Lalla in Ayodhya along with party MPs

Leader of Indian political party Shiv Sena Bal Thackeray (2L) son Udhav Thackeray (C) and grandson Aditya Thackeray (R) prepare to cast their votes for State Aseembly Elections at Navjivan Municipal School in Mumbai on October 13, 2009. Indian voters in three states cast their ballots in the first election test for the ruling Congress party alliance since it won national power in May. Photograph:( AFP )

ANI New Delhi, Delhi, India Jun 16, 2019, 11.06 AM (IST)

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aditya Thackeray arrived here on Sunday to offer prayers at the makeshift Ram Lalla shrine.

Eighteen Shiv Sena MPs had reached the city yesterday evening.

The father-son duo was welcomed by Union Minister Arvind Sawant and party spokesperson Sanjay Raut.

The Sena chief will hold a press conference later. He had visited Ayodhya in November last year and asked the central government to announce a date for the construction of Ram temple.

He had said that his party will extend support if an ordinance is brought for the purpose.