The Babri mosque demolition was not planned, a judge in Uttar Pradesh said today, acquitting all accused including BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti. The verdict in the 28-year-old case involving the demolition of Babri Masjid, which stood at the Ram Janmabhoomi site in Ayodhya was announced by a special court in Lucknow.
Here are top 5 quotes from the big verdict:
- Babri mosque demolition was not pre-planned
- Not enough evidence against the accused
- Can’t probe authenticity of audio, video provided by CBI
- Those who climbed on the dome, they are anti-social elements
- The audio of the speech is not clear