26 February, 2021

Tracing The History Of Babri Masjid

A chronology of events related to Babri Masjid- Ram Janmabhoomi

Tracing The History Of Babri Masjid
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2018-12-06T12:23:24+05:30
  • 1528 Babar’s commander, Mir Baqi, builds the mosque
  • 1856 Awadh’s Nawab Wajid Ali Shah removed from power and exiled to Calcutta

  • 1857 The epoch-making Indian rebellion takes place. Awadh is one of its main centres.
  • 1859 British administrator erects fence to separate the places of worship, with the inner court to be used by Muslims and outer court by Hindus
  • 1885 The “Janam Asthan” suit of Mahant Raghubardas, seeking permission to build a temple over a chabutra, denied and dismissed
  • 1934 Communal riot triggered by news of cow slaughter in Shahjahanpur damages mosque, but it is subsequently repaired
  • 1944 Commissioner of waqfs declares the land to be Sunnis’ property as Babar was a...
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