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Babri Demolition Case

Members of the 'India Thowheed Jamaath' (INTJ) raise slogans as they protest against Babri Masjid case verdict, during a demonstration, in Chennai. A special court in Lucknow delivered the much-awaited judgment on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case. All the 32 accused, including BJP veterans L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, have been acquitted.

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Iqbal Ansari, son of Hashim Ansari who was the main petitioner of Babri mosque demolition case, gestures as he speaks after the verdict by the special CBI court, in Ayodhya.

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Clockwise from top left, Senior BJP leader LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, former union minister Uma Bharti, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh, right-wing leader Vinay Katiyar, Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra General Secretary Champat Rai, Sadhvi Rithambara, Sakshi Maharaj and Hindu religious leader Ram Vilas Vedanti acquitted by the CBI Court in the Babri Masjid case, in New Delhi.

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Sadhvi Ritambhara, an accused in the 1992 attack and demolition of a 16th century mosque, celebrates as she leaves a court in Lucknow.

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Jai Bhagwan Goyal, center, a leader of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and an accused in the 1992 attack and demolition of a 16th century mosque, celebrates outside a court in Lucknow.

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Brij Bhushan Saran Singh, an accused in the 1992 attack and demolition of a 16th century mosque, celebrates outside a court in Lucknow.

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Vimal Kumar Srivastava, defence counsel in the 1992 attack and demolition of a 16th century mosque, displays the victory symbol as he leaves a court in Lucknow.

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Former lawmaker from India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Ram Vilas Vedanti, second left, an accused in the 1992 attack and demolition of a 16th century mosque, celebrates with others outside a court in Lucknow.

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Supporters celebrate after a court pronounced its verdict in the 1992 attack and demolition of a 16th century mosque in Lucknow.

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Sakshi Maharaj, an accused in the 1992 attack and demolition of a 16th century mosque, celebrates as he leaves a court in Lucknow,.

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Hindu religious leader Dharam Das, an accused in the 1992 attack and demolition of a 16th century mosque, celebrates outside a court in Lucknow.

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AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi addresses media on special CBI court's verdict on Babri mosque demolition case, in Hyderabad.

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VHP Chief Alok Kumar celebrates with party leader Om Prakash Singhal during a press conference, after the verdict by the special CBI court, in New Delhi.

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Police personnel stand guard outside the residence of Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust Chairman Nritya Gopal Das, after a special CBI delivered its verdict in the 1992 Babri mosque demolition accused case, in Ayodhya.

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BJP activists celebrate after the verdict on Babri mosque demolition case by the special CBI court, in Chikmagalur.

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Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi, one the accused in Babri mosque demolition case, addresses media after the verdict by the special CBI court, in New Delhi.

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Senior BJP leader LK Advani, one the accused in Babri mosque demolition case, along with his daughter Pratibha Advani (L) and son Jayant Advani (C) after the verdict by the special CBI court, outside his residence in New Delhi. All 32 accused in the Babri mosque demolition case have been acquitted by the court.

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Senior advocate Mahipal Ahluwalia offers sweets to senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi, one the accused in Babri mosque demolition case, after the verdict by the special CBI court, in New Delhi.

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Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi, one the accused in Babri mosque demolition case, celebrates after the verdict by the special CBI court, in New Delhi.

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Senior BJP leader LK Advani, one the accused in Babri mosque demolition case, addresses media after the verdict by the special CBI court, outside his residence in New Delhi. All 32 accused in the Babri mosque demolition case have been acquitted by the court.

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VHP Working President Alok Kumar addresses media after the verdict by the special CBI court on 1992 Babri mosque demolition accused case, in New Delhi

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Sadhvi Ritambhara, one the accused in Babri mosque demolition case, arrives to appear in the special CBI court during the pronouncement of its judgment in the case, Lucknow.

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Media persons document as a staff distributes sweets outside the residence of BJP veteran LK Advani, one of the accused in the Babri mosque demolition case, after the CBI court pronounced its judgement in the case, in New Delhi.

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Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi, one the accused in Babri mosque demolition case, addresses media after the verdict by the special CBI court, in New Delhi.

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Senior BJP leader LK Advani, one the accused in Babri mosque demolition case, addresses media after the verdict by the special CBI court, outside his residence in New Delhi. All 32 accused in the Babri mosque demolition case have been acquitted by the court.

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Champat Rai, one of the accused in the Babri mosque demolition case, arrives to appear in a special CBI court during pronouncement of its judgement in the case, in Lucknow.

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Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, one of the accused in the Babri mosque demolition case, arrives to appear in a special CBI court during pronouncement of its judgement in the case, in Lucknow.

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Acharya Dharmendra Dev, an accused in the 1992 attack and demolition of a 16th century mosque, leaves for a court in Lucknow. An Indian court on Wednesday acquitted all 32 accused, including four senior leaders of the ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, in the case. The demolition sparked Hindu-Muslim violence that left some 2,000 people dead.

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Hindu hardliner Sadhvi Ritambhara, an accused in the 1992 attack and demolition of a 16th century mosque, leaves for a court in Lucknow. An Indian court on Wednesday acquitted all 32 accused, including four senior leaders of the ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, in the case. The demolition sparked Hindu-Muslim violence that left some 2,000 people dead.

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Ram Vilash Vadanti, one of the accused in the Babri mosque demolition case, arrives to appear in a special CBI court during pronouncement of its judgement in the case, in Lucknow.

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