The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed that the Ayodhya-Babri Masjid dispute should end in two years without a postponement of the case in a 25-year case.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday, in connection with the Ayodhya-Babri Masjid dispute, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders LK Reviving the 25-year-old lawsuit by allowing new charges of criminal conspiracy against Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti and 13 others
Justice P.C. A Bench Ghosh and Rohinton Nariman have also directed a court from Rae Bareli to transfer cases in a special court in Lucknow, which is hearing some related matters on the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition issue.
The Supreme Court also directed that the trial should end in two years without postponing the case. The court also said that unless the trial is complete, the special judge will not be transferred.
The developments of events in the Ayodhya-Babri Masjid dispute are as follows:
■ April 19, 2017: SC issues criminal conspiracy against leaders including Advani, Joshi and Union Cabinet Minister Uma Bharti, and prosecutes in the pending cases against VIPs and Karswakas.
■ April 6: Supports the timeliness of the trial in SC case and supports the Reserve order on CBI's petition.
■ March 21: Scheduled Caste Ayodhya suggests new attempts to resolve the dispute.
■ March 6: The SC explains that the Babri Masjid may consider resurrecting the charge of conspiracy against BJP leaders in the demolition case.
■ 31 March 2015: The notice has been issued to Senior BJP leaders including LKAdvani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti and Kalyan Singh on the petition to leave the criminal conspiracy case against them in the Babri Masjid demolition case.
■ 3 September 2013: SC extends nearly two months on the date of hearing in the Babri Masjid demolition case against LB. After the advance hearing of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Advani and others did not oppose the opposition of senior BJP leader.
■ February 2011: The CBI runs the Supreme Court against the order of the High Court.
■ 28 September 2010: Supreme Court rejects the petition to postpone, and let the Allahabad High Court go ahead to make decisions on the title issue of Ayodhya. The High Court chooses the day of judgment on September 30.
■ September 14: A petition is filed for postponement of the decision but later the High Court rejected it.
■ September 8: High court verdict will be pronounced on September 24.
■ July 2010: The bench has reserved its decision and asked all the parties to resolve this issue pleasantly. But nobody is curious.
■ May 20: High court rejects petitions and no amendment has been made in CBI's amended petition
■ June 2009: Liberhan Commission, which investigates the events related to the demolition of the mosque, submitted its report - 17 years after its investigation began. Its contents are not made public
■ July 2005: The complex Islamic terrorists attack the explosive site, using a jeep filled with explosives to throw a hole in the complex wall. Security forces killed five people, they say that there are terrorists, and a sixth who could not immediately identify.
■ November 2, 2004: The CBI present challenges before the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court, leaving the proceedings against BJP leaders on a technical basis. Court Issues Issues
■ September 2003: A court decides that seven Hindu leaders should be prosecuted for inciting the destruction of Babri Masjid, but in 1992 no charges were brought against then Deputy Prime Minister Advani.
■ 31 August 2003: All India Muslim Personal Law Board has announced that it will challenge the ASI report.
Earlier, the ASI survey said that there is evidence of a temple below the mosque, but Muslims dispute the findings. At the last rites of Vajpayee Hindu activist Ram Chandra Das Paramahansa, he says that he will fulfill the wishes of those who die and build a temple in Ayodhya. However, he expects the courts and negotiations to resolve this issue.
■ April: The judges of the three High Court have started hearing the matter on which the religious site is owned by.
■ February: BJP refuses to establish itself for building a temple in its election manifesto for its assembly elections. VHP verifies the deadline for March 15 to begin construction. Hundreds volunteers united on the site.
Meanwhile, at an estimated event, at least 58 people were killed in a train attack in Godhra, where Hindu workers returning from Ayodhya.
■ January: Archaeologists ordered from Allahabad High Court to start the survey, whether or not the temple of Lord Rama was present at the site. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Vajpayee established Ayodhya cell in his office and appointed Shastrughan Singh, a senior officer, to interact with Hindu and Muslim leaders.
■ May 4, 2001: Special CBI court starts proceedings against the accused, including Advani, Joshi, Uma Bharati, Bal Thackeray and others.
■ December 1993: One against the unknown caravans for the demolition of two FIRs filed in the case. Other prominent name is BJP leaders Advani.