Ansari has been booked under IPC sections for rioting, intentional insult with an intent to provoke breach of peace, statements creating or promoting enmity, hatred or ill-will between classes, and criminal intimidation.
On the seventh day of the hearing, the senior lawyer read out the report of the commissioner who was appointed to inspect the disputed site in 1950. The report describes the presence of pillars with images of Lord Shiva, said the lawyer to the top court.
Ayodhya Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid Case: Earlier in the day, The Indian Express reported that the mediation process has been formally closed after the mediation panel failed to break the impasse in the matter and no details of the proceedings, including verbal proposals and discussions, have been included in the report.
The Indian Express has learnt that the committee, which was set up on March 8 by the Supreme Court, had organized only one meeting with all sides present. Attended by 41 persons, this was one of the first meetings to be held by the mediators.
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The BJP candidate from Bhopal, who is currently on bail in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, had said that she was proud of Babri Masjid's demolition. In an interview to TV9, Thakur had bragged about climbing atop the Babri Masjid in 1992 to demolish it.
Is the Ayodhya mobilisation now as powerful and potent as it was in 1992? Are there law and order concerns for the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government, both now ruled by the BJP? And most importantly, is it fair to compare 2018 to 1992?