NEW DELHI: A section of Muslim clerics and peace activists marked the 21st anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition on Friday with special azaan and protest meetings.
While members of Raza Academy, a Sunni Muslim group, reiterated the demand for rebuilding the mosque at its site.
The city’s Muslim pockets of Madanpura and Mohammed Ali Road, Bhendi bazaar saw some Muslims giving azaan in memory of the demolished Babri Masjid, a symbolic mourning of the breach of law and order on December 6, 1992 in Ayodhya.
‘We believe the mosque was built by not demolishing any temple. It was a mosque, and we will democratically fight for its restoration,’ said Saeed Noorie, Raza Academy’s general secretary.
Meanwhile, heavy police arrangement was deployed in the city in view of Babri anniversary and Dr Ambedkar Jayanti.
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