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  India   All India  07 Dec 2016  Babri Masjid demolition: Protesters take out march, demand punishment for guilty

Babri Masjid demolition: Protesters take out march, demand punishment for guilty

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Published : Dec 7, 2016, 8:57 am IST
Updated : Dec 7, 2016, 8:57 am IST

They also raised slogans demanding punishment for those involved in anti-Sikh riots of 1984 and other communal violence in the country.

Muslims observe the 23rd anniversary of Babri Masjid’s demolition, in Mumbai on Tuesday. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
 Muslims observe the 23rd anniversary of Babri Masjid’s demolition, in Mumbai on Tuesday. (Photo: Debasish Dey)

New Delhi: Several organisations demanding punishment to persons guilty for demolition of Babri Masjid on Wednesday took out a march and held rally at Jantar Mantar on its 24th anniversary.

Political and social activists representing nearly 30 organisations besides students, women, and youth marched from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar holding placards.

 

They also raised slogans demanding punishment for people guilty for demolition of Babri mosque in Ayodhya, anti-Sikh riots of 1984 and other communal violence in the country.

"The rally represents the unity of action of all justice-loving and democratic people, who are fighting for their democratic and human rights," said Birju Nayak of Lok Raj Sangathan.

Jamat-e-Islami Hind, Communist Ghadar Party of India, All India Milli Council, Naujawan Bharat Sabha, Citizens for Democracy, United Sikh Mission, Social Democratic Party of India, among others took part in the joint public march and rally.

Tags: babri masjid, jantar mantar, 1984 riots
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi