The Allahabad High Court will hear on Wednesday the petition filed against the acquittal of all 32 convicts, including Lal Krishna Advani, Murali Manohar Joshi, in the disputed structure demolition case of Ayodhya. Has been filed on behalf The petition will be heard by the Lucknow bench of the High Court. The petition filed on behalf of two Ayodhya residents by advocate and All India Muslim Personal Law Board executive member Zafaryab Jilani was listed before Justice Rakesh Srivastava’s bench on Tuesday. Jilani is also the convenor of Babri Masjid Action Committee.
Jilani said that he had to move the court because the CBI has not yet filed an appeal against the decision in this case that came last year. The petition acquitted all 32 accused including former Deputy Prime Minister LK Advani, the then Chief Minister Kalyan Singh, senior BJP leaders Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti, Vinay Katiyar, challenging the CBI court’s decision of September 30, 2020 in the disputed structure demolition case. The decision of the special court to do so has been said to be wrong and contrary to the facts.
In the revision petition, both the petitioners, residents of Ayodhya, have said that the petitioners are witnesses in the case as well as the victims of the disputed structure demolition incident. The petition demanded that all the 32 accused be convicted. The Babri Masjid was demolished on 6 December 1992 by ‘Kar Sevaks’. In this case, on September 30, 2020, a special CBI court acquitted all the 32 surviving accused including LK Advani, Murali Manohar Joshi, Kalyan Singh, Uma Bharti, Sakshi Maharaj, Lallu Singh, Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh and Mahant Nritya Gopal Das.
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