What Happened on The Day Babri Masjid Was Demolished?

Dec 05, 2019, 03:06 PM
Ayodhya, a small temple town in Uttar Pradesh is loaded with medieval history and Hindu mythology.

There have been little skirmishes here and there but nothing big enough to be a national issue until the events in the run up to the sixth of December 1992 and the demolition of the Babri masjid mosque that set India in a different political course altogether.

It's been more than years since the 16th century mosque was razed to the ground and the political events, the violence, the aftermath are all well documented. So for this episode, we asked journalists and a filmmaker to recount what happen on 6 December 1992 when the Babri Masjid was demolished. Tune in!

Editor and Host: Shorbori Purkayastha
Pragya Tiwari, Senior Journalist
Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay, Writer and Senior Journalist
Anand Patwardhan, Filmer
Producer: Shelly Walia

Music: Big Bang Fuzz

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