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Had Babri Masjid Not Been Demolished, Would SC Judgment Have Been Same? Asks Owaisi

Ayodhya verdict: AIMIM chief and senior Muslim leader Asaduddin Owaisi speaks about his disenchantment with the Supreme Court’s judgment and its political and social implications

Had Babri Masjid Not Been Demolished, Would SC Judgment Have Been Same? Asks Owaisi
Had Babri Masjid Not Been Demolished, Would SC Judgment Have Been Same? Asks Owaisi
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2019-11-16T11:47:13+05:30

AIMIM president and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi explains his disenchantment with the Supreme Court’s verdict and and its political and social implications in a conversation with Preetha Nair. Excerpts:

You said that faith won over law in the Ayodhya verdict...

This was a civil suit between two ­parties. And SC says that it’s the ­belief of many people that Ram was born ­underneath the dome of the Babri Masjid, which was demolished in 1992. That’s why I feel that it’s the victory of faith over law. Secondly, had the mosque not been demolished, would the same judgment have come? Thirdly, our fight was not for a piece of land. It was to ensure that my legal rights are realised. The SC also ­categorically said that no temple was ­demolished to construct a mosque. I want my masjid back.

But the court observed that there is lack...

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