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Hashim Ansari, oldest litigant in Babri Masjid case, passes away

96-year-old Hashim Ansari, Oldest Litigant In Babri Masjid Case, Passed Away On Wednesday Early Morning. He Was Suffering From Illness From Past Few Days.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ankit Pal | Updated on: 20 Jul 2016, 07:47:54 AM


96-year-old Hashim Ansari, oldest litigant in Babri Masjid case, passed away on Wednesday early morning. He was suffering from illness from past few days.

Hashim Ansari was admitted to a hospital in Lucknow after he reported chest pain a few days ago.

He had expressed unhappiness over the politicisation of the Babri Masjid case.

On December 6, 1992, a large crowd of of ‘Hindu Kar Sevaks’ destroyed the 16th-century Babri Masjid. The site was turned into rubble within few hours.

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First Published : 20 Jul 2016, 07:45:00 AM