1. Babri Masjid Case Updates: Ram mandir will be constructed in Ayodhya and I will do everything to make it happen, says Uma Bharti

Babri Masjid Case Updates: Ram mandir will be constructed in Ayodhya and I will do everything to make it happen, says Uma Bharti

The Supreme Court restored the criminal conspiracy charges against the senior BJP leaders Lal Krishna Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti in the Babri Masjid Demolition case

By: | New Delhi | Updated: April 19, 2017 10:36 PM
Babri Masjid Verdict Live Updates, Babri Masjid Verdict Live, Babri Masjid case Live, Babri Masjid decision Live Updates, Babri Masjid Verdict, Babri Masjid case, Babri Masjid demolition case The Supreme Court restored the criminal conspiracy charges against the senior BJP leaders Lal Krishna Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti in the Babri Masjid Demolition case. (Source: PTI)

The Supreme Court restored the criminal conspiracy charges against the senior BJP leaders Lal Krishna Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti in the Babri Masjid Demolition case. The hearing was done on the appeal filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against the dropping of conspiracy charges against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders L.K. Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and 19 others in the Babri Masjid demolition case. Earlier on April 6, the apex Court reserved its order on whether criminal conspiracy charges should be initiated or not against various Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in the Babri Masjid demolition case.

Here are the updates:

9.00 pm: Union Minister Uma Bharti cancels her today’s visit to Ayodhya for now

8.00 pm: BJP leaders MM Joshi & LK Advani meet at Advani’s residence, after SC restored criminal conspiracy charges against them in Babri Masjid case

4:40 PM: Union Minister Arun Jaitley while addressing the media on Wednesday virtually ruled out the possibility of Uma Bharti resignation follwing SC’s order. He also said the decision won’t impact the selection process of candidates for the posts of President and Vice-President.

3:45 PM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a meeting of senior party members. According to the TV reports, the Babri Masjid case could be one of the major points of discussion.

3:38 PM: Asaduddin Owaisi said if the government is committed to give justice then they should remove Kalyan Singh who is currently the Governor of Rajasthan.

1:58 PM: Uma Bharti refused to speak on behalf of the senior BJP leader LK Advani by saying that it would be better that he himself gives his reaction on the decision.

1:38 PM: When asked whether she will resign over the issue, Bharti replied by asking, “When 10,000 Sikhs died Sonia Gandhi was at Rajiv Gandhi’s place; Does it mean she was a part of the conspiracy?”

1:32 PM: Union Minister Uma Bharti said a criminal case will be run against us but her thoughts, words and actions were same so there is no question of conspiracy. She added that her dream is to get a Ram Mandir made in Ayodhya and she will do anything for it.

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1:15 PM: Congress leader Kapil Sibal while speaking to the news agency ANI said the decision taken by SC is a substantial step forward in the cause of justice. “Means the majesty of law has been upheld, happy about that,” he added.

12:32 PM: Union Minister Smriti Irani was quoted saying by CNN News 18, “Since I was with workers & as I am a cabinet Min. I cannot speak on this. It would be improper to speak on a judicial activity.”

12:25 PM: The court said separate trials being conducted in trial courts at Raebareli and Lucknow will be clubbed and conducted in the capital of Uttar Pradesh only. It also said that the trial judge of Lucknow “shall not be transferred” till conclusion and delivery of judgement in the sensational case.

12:06 PM: Here is what Kailash Vijayvargia said about the matter:

12:04 PM: Senior advocate K K Venugopal who was representing LK Advani and Joshi, vociferously opposed the proposal for holding joint trial and transferring their case from Raebareli to Lucknow as reported by PTI.

11:55 AM: Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut told the news agency that government should withdraw the charge sheet. “How can, on one hand, you do this and then talk of building Ram Mandir?” he was quoted saying.

11:42 AM: BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargia told CNN-News 18, “We will discuss the issue, but I don’t think we need to take action against our leaders.”

11:38 AM: “We have allowed the CBI appeal against the Allahabad High Court judgement with certain directions,” a bench comprising Justices P C Ghose and R F Nariman were quoted saying by the news agency PTI.

11:30 AM: The Supreme Court has also directed CBI to make sure that prosecution witnesses appear on each and every date for recording of evidence in the case and the trial court should start the proceedings within four weeks from today.

11:20 AM: The Supreme Court also said that the case shall be transferred within four weeks from Rai Bareilly to Lucknow. It ordered that no adjournment would be given under normal circumstances and no judge, hearing the case would be transferred.

11:13 AM: Here is what Vinay Katiyar has to say about the matter:

11:12 AM: Vinay Katiyar, Sadhvi Ritambara, Satish Pradhan, Champat Rai Bansal and Late Giriraj Kishore are others according to the news agency ANI who will face criminal conspiracy charges.

11:10 AM: The apex court has made it clear that since Kalyan Singh holds the post of Governor of Rajasthan, no case would be registered against him.

11:05 AM: The Supreme Court has excluded Kalyan Singh according to the reports by ANI and has ordered that the trial has to be completed in two years.

10:50 AM: The Supreme Court has allowed CBI’s appeal challenging withdrawal of conspiracy charges against Senior BJP leaders including L K Advani.

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