Ayodhya’s Ram Mandir has always been the highlight between the Hindu and Muslim debate. It was believed by the Hindus that the place where the Muslim’s very famous Babri Masjid exists was actually the original birth place of the Hindu’s deity God Ram’s birthplace.
But during the reign of Mughals that place was demolished and in place a Masjid was established which is named as the Babri Masjid in today’s world .
But from where this whole story began read till the last .
6 interesting facts About Ayodhya’s Ram Mandir
1. Origin of Ayodhya’s Ram Mandir
It is situated near the banks of the River Sarayu which is one of the holiest pilgrimage sites for the Vaishnava’s Hindus who believed their Lord Ram was born at this place.
2.Role Of Babri Masjid
Till 1992 a Mosque was situated at the exact same place where the followers of Lord Rama believed that he was born. Then on 6 December 1992, thousands of Hindu Activists were gathered in Ayodhya and brought down the Mosque.
It is said that the Mosque was 464 years ago was built by the first Mughal Ruler, Babur in 1528 who already has established its rule over Hindustan (India) and the Mosque was built by his general Mirbaki in Ayodhya.
The Mosque was situated on a Mount and over last few centuries it is being there and the Hindu Community is fighting against it as they believed that Mughals built this structure by demolishing their Lord Ram’s birth place.
3. Conflicts between Hindus And Muslims Community
In 1853, there was first record of riot between Hindus and Muslims in Ayodhya.. Then the ruler of India at that time,East India Company put offences by dividing the courtyard into two parts of Babri Masjid.
In inner courtyard Muslims were offer to prayer and in outer courtyard Hindus offered prayers.Also a small wooden platform came across in the outer courtyard where the ideal of infant Ram known as Ram Lalla was established.
For about 96 years the practice of worship continued. Then in 1947 when the Britishers left the country, again the communal dispute began and the Hindu started demanding about complete control over Babri Masjid and reestablish Ram Mandir at that place.
So in 1948 the District Magistrate of Faizabad, Guru Dutt Singh, declared the place as disputed land and locked the main door of Babri Masjid. Also 2 guards were appointed on the main door, one was Muslim while the other one was Hindu for the protection and safety of the property.
4. Evolution of Replica of Ram Lalla
On the intervening night of 22-23 December 1949, a replica of Ram Lalla was found inside the Babri Masjid which was placed in the inner portion of the Mosque. By then people started claiming it as a miracle and further concluded it as a place of Shri Ram’s birth.
Within few days, the news went viral and Ram’s follower all around congregated at that spot.
Then in 1950, the first petition was filed against in court by Gopal Singh Visharad asking for Right to Worship and the court restrained the removal of Ideals and allowed worship to be continued.
Again in 1959, another petition was filed for possession on the spot as it was claimed the custodial on the spot at which Lord Rama was born.
Then in December 1981, the Uttar Pradesh Sunni Cental Board Of Waqfs moved Court for the possession of Babri Masjid.
Again in February 1988, the Rajiv Gandhi Government appease to Hindus to the Uttar Pradesh Government to remove its objections to unlock the Babri Masjid and given an assurance that it will not create any situation of problem and thereby the locks were removed and one Hindu’s Priest were permitted to worship and perform all the rituals only once in a year and the gates were kept open for the devotee to worship the Ram Lalla.
5. Story of Shri Ram Lalla Virajmaan
On 1 July 1989, a Civil Petition was filed in the name of Bhagwaan Shri Ram Lalla Virajmaan for declaration and possession of Babri Masjid Complex and on 23 October, 1989 all the disputes were merged and transferred to a higher bench of Allahabad High Court.
But on 23 October 1990, LK Advani was arrested bringing abrupt hault to 28 days long Rath Yatra. By then the BJP President planned a charioteer to reach Ayodhya to participate in the massive Hindu Mobilization that was under way the Ayodhya’s Ram Mandir on the spot of Babri Masjid.
Lord Ram Followers were restrained to visit Ayodhya but the BJP and Bajrang Dal Activist continues to struggle up against the fight to come in Ayodhya.
On 30 October, 1990, thousands of Hindu Activists found the Hanumangarhi crossing. About 15,000 activists were pushed to Babri Masjid and waved their saffron colored flag at the top of the dome. But the police started fighting after knowing that the property cannot be damaged.
In 1991, Uttar Pradesh legislative Assembly Elections, BJP won absolute majority and the new Chief Minister, Kalyan Singh, handed over about 2.77 acres patch of land infront of the Babri Masjid to the Ram Janambhoomi Nayas on lease.
Then on 27 November 1992, the Kalyan Singh Government assured Supreme Court that the State Government is fully regarded to Safe guarding Babri Masjid.
By the 5 December 1992, an estimated 2 and a half lakh people had gathered around the disputed Babri Masjid structure.
On 6 December, 1992, around 11am , the first of the karsevaks (people who offers services free to a religious cause) broke through the Babri Masjid dome and all three dome were submerged under karsevaks and by 4:49 pm only the outlook of Babri Masjid was leftover.
Since at day December 1992, the disputed site has remained under extreme security lockdown.
6.Final Verdict In Ayodhya’s Ram Mandir Case
The mount were the Babri Masjid stood, is now where the ideal of Shri Ram Lalla remains under the main sheet of tarpaulin cover for about 27 years knowingly as Ayodhya’s Ram Mandir
Devotees of Shri Ram used to come and worship through a narrow security pathways to catch a glimpse of their God. While the Muslims stayed away by fighting the case in court.
In April 2002, the Allahabad High Court began hearing on who owns the disputed land. Also again in 2003, the Supreme Court ordered to maintain communal harmony and no religious activities should take place at that site.
On September 30 2010, the Allahabad High Court divided the disputed land in three parts, in which 1/3 was for Sunni Waqf Board, 1/3 for Nirmoi Akhada and 1/3 for the party of Ram Lalla.
In May 2011, the Supreme Court issued a stay order on the entire 67 acres area, and in December 2017, 32 Civil Right Activists filed a plea challenging the 2010 Allahabad High Court Verdict.
By then a three bench judge,lead by the then Chief Justice of India, Deepak Mishra began the final Ayodhya hearings.
But on 2nd October 2018, Justice Mishra retired and in February 2019, again a new 5 judge bench under the Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi began hearing but first ordered a Court monitored mediation. In August 2019, the mediation talks fell through and the hearings began.
On 16 October 2019,the daily hearings of final arguments in Ayodhya land dispute case concluded in the Supreme Court of India.
These were the facts that concluded in Ayodhya’s Ram Mandir case and how the things happened and lead to final verdict by the Supreme Court of India.
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