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The Babri mosque in Ayodhya was destroyed in 1992 by karsewaks who brought it down insisting it was the birthplace of Lord Ram and that a temple should stand at the disputed site.(HT File Photo)

Supreme Court’s 2-1 judgment puts spotlight back on Ayodhya title suit

By Bhadra Sinha | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2018 12:29 PM IST
The contention over the 1994 judgment arose while the special bench was hearing the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute.
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The Supreme Court has declined to set up a larger bench to revisit a 1994 verdict which held that a “mosque is not an essential to the practise of Islam”, ruling that the top court had made the observation in the limited context of acquisition of land.(Praveen Bajpai)
The Supreme Court has declined to set up a larger bench to revisit a 1994 verdict which held that a “mosque is not an essential to the practise of Islam”, ruling that the top court had made the observation in the limited context of acquisition of land.(Praveen Bajpai)

For most Muslims, mosque crucial for namaz

By MR Shamshad
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2018 07:23 AM IST
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People offer namaz out side the Bandra station on the occasion of Eid-al-Fit in Mumbai.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
People offer namaz out side the Bandra station on the occasion of Eid-al-Fit in Mumbai.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Supreme Court judgment vindicates our stand: Sunni Waqf Board

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2018 01:31 AM IST
Denying that the verdict was in any way a setback, Zafaryab Jilani, senior advocate and counsel for the Sunni Central Waqf Board said it would have no bearing on the outcome of the title suit, on which hearing will begin on October 29.
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