On 6 December 1992, 28 years ago, millions of karsevaks in Ayodhya demolished the structure ordered by Babar in AD 1526-29 on a plot of land in Ayodhya that had witnessed rich Hindu history since the era before Christ. The Babri Masjid of Ayodhya had been in dispute for hundreds of years. BJP leader and former Deputy Prime Minister LK Advani started the agitation in 1990 for the construction of Ram temple.
From the morning of 5 December 1992, Karsevaks started arriving near the disputed structure in Ayodhya. At that time, the Supreme Court had allowed only bhajan-kirtan in front of the disputed structure. But the next morning, on 6 December, the crowd became angry and disputed the disputed structure of the Babri Masjid. It is said that more than 1.5 lakh karsevaks were present at the venue at that time and Babri structure was demolished by the crowd in just 5 h. The Babri structure was demolished at 5:45 PM.
After this, communal riots broke out across the country. More than 2,000 people were killed in these riots. The FIR of the case was registered and 49 people were made accused. The accused included leaders of BJP and VHP like LK Advani, Uma Bharti, Murali Manohar Joshi, Kalyan Singh, Champat Rai and Kamlesh Tripathi.
The case continued in the court for 28 years and on 30 September this year, the CBI court of Lucknow acquitted all the accused for lack of evidence. At the time of the verdict, 32 of the 49 accused were left, the remaining 17 accused had died.
Apart from this, on 9 November last year, the Supreme Court gave a decision regarding the ownership of the land. Under this decision, the owner of the land pronounced in favour of Ram Janmabhoomi temple. Ordered to give 5 acres of land separately for the mosque. On 5 August this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed Bhoomipujan for the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya.
Babasaheb Ambedkar died on 6 December
Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, also known as Babasaheb Ambedkar. He died on 6 December 1956. It was Dr Ambedkar who made the constitution of our country. Today India has its own constitution. Apart from being one of the constitution-makers, Ambedkar was also the first law minister of India.
Ambedkar was born on 14 April 1891 in Mhow, Madhya Pradesh. He was the youngest of 14 siblings. Born in a poor family, Ambedkar strongly opposed untouchability. This also made him the leader of the Dalits.
He graduated from Bombay (now Mumbai) University. He later earned masters degrees from Columbia University and London University in the US. He also did his PhD from Columbia University.
After independence, he was made law minister. Also, the chairman of the Constitution Drafting Committee was also appointed. Ambedkar had a complaint of diabetes. He died in his sleep on 6 December 1956.
Important events of 6 December in India and the world are as follows:
1917: Finland declares itself independent of Russia.
1921: Ireland was declared an independent nation and an independent member of the British Commonwealth following a treaty between the British government and Irish leaders.
1946: Establishment of home guards in India.
1956: The death of Bhimrao Ambedkar, the penetrator of Indian politics, scholar educationist and the creator of the Constitution.
1978: After 40 years of dictatorial rule in Spain, the citizens of the country voted to establish democracy. This referendum was held for the acceptance of the constitution.
2007: Sikh students in schools in Australia are allowed to carry the kirpan and Muslim students are allowed to wear hijab.