New Delhi: The much-awaited conclusion on Babri Masjid controversy came, with huge surprise, Sunni Waqf Board-the primary Muslim litigant in the title dispute has dropped the claim on Babri Masjid land and told the apex court that now the board do not wish to pursue its appeals in the matter.
In 1961, Sunni Waqf Board had filed a suit for ownership of the structure. However, it is no clear that the entire Sunni Waqf board has attached to its settlement proposal; the proposal has been submitted by the three mediation panel set up by the court this year.
The Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf board had denied the media reports that they were diluting their stand in the Babri Masjid-ram Janmabhoomi case. They “unequivocally affirms its full faith in the ability and competence.”
About Babri Masjid case
On 6th December 1992, a large group of Hindu activists of Vishva Hindu Parishad and its allies demolished the 16th Century heritage Babri Masjid in Ayodhya. The demolition took place after a political rally organized by Hindu Nationalist at the Babri Masjid Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh). This step created controversy as in Hindu tradition the city of Ayodhya is the birthplace of Rama. A Mughal official Mir Baqi built a mosque in the 16th century, popularly known as Babri Masjid. The site is claimed by few Hindu Nationalist is Janmabhoomi of Lord Rama and in the 1980s they have started the campaign for it as a result in 1992 the Mosque demolished.