Since we are all patriotic, we must also have a second look at what we have been accepting as facts till now.
There was nothing unusual on December 6, 1992, a bright Sunday winter morning. The Vishwa Hindu Parishad had given a call for kar sewa at Ayodhya.
While the Muslim religious leaders rejected the verdict calling it "injustice", the community in general felt that the verdict should be challenged in the higher court.
The entire country witnessed a deep-rooted political conspiracy by BJP-RSS and its leaders to destroy the country’s communal amity and brotherhood for usurping power at any cost,” said Congress.
Advani, who was the face of the Ram Janambhoomi Movement in 1992, was acquitted along with all other 31 accused in the case.
While Iqbal Ansari, one of the main litigants, demanded acquittal of all the accused to maintain communal harmony, another litigant Haji Mehboob demanded the court to accord the strictest punishment.
The top court, which had earlier fixed August 31 as the deadline for completion of proceedings including pronouncement of the verdict, took note of the report filed by special judge S K Yadav.
The special CBI court will pronounce its judgment after submission of written arguments by defense counsels.
Advani is considered a key figure in the Ram Janmabhoomi movement, as he had undertaken the 'Ram Rath Yatra' in 1990 as the then BJP president.
It may be noted that both Advani and Joshi had recently attended the hearing in Babri Masjid demolition in a special CBI court in Lucknow through video conferencing.
Sadhvi Rithambara and former union minister and ex-MP CM Uma Bharti will appear before the CBI court in person on June 29 and 30, respectively.
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Advani said he was at loss for words to express his deep grief and sadness.
Advani lauded Mukherjee, who has had decades of association with the Congress, for accepting the invitation of the Hindutva organisation and its chief Mohan Bhagwat for inviting him.
Yashwant Sinha quits BJP, says he will run ‘robust campaign’ with Opposition leaders to save democracy in country
Dissident BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, who has not minced his words criticising the BJP-led central government held an event with opposition parties in Patna, Bihar today.