: विनय कटियार) was born in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh to Shri Devi Charan Katiyar
and Late Shrimati Shyam Kali on November 22, 1954. He is presently National General Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party
. He was the founder-President of the Hindu extremist group Bajrang Dal
. He held this post when the 15th century built Babri Masjid was brought done by the Bajrang Dal and other organizations on December 6, 1992 to build a Ram Janmabhoomi
Indian public sentiment for Lord Shri Rama's Temple at his birth place, Ayodhya
, was given a huge push to Ram Janmabhoomi
Temple at Ayodhya, mainly due to the propaganda by the Hindu fundamentalist organizations. With popular public support, Vinay Katiyar
was actively involved with Vishwa Hindu Parishad
(VHP) and formed the youth wing of VHP - Bajrang Dal
. Though the public were successful in constructing a partial temple of Lord Shri Rama, it has not been got to its original glory. These organizations believe that originally, Shri Rama Temple has been converted and replaced with a mosque by the invading Army of Babur
. Due to political interference and the agitation by the fundamentalist organizations, a small partial temple of Lord Shri Rama was built.
From 1528 to 1992 this was the site of the......