Mosque in Ayodhya, India, destroyed in 1992
Babri Masjid was a mosque in Ayodhya, India at a site believed by some Hindus to be the birthplace of Hindu deity Rama. It has been a focus of dispute between the Hindu and Muslim communities since the 18th century. According to the mosque's inscriptions, it was built in 1528–29 by general Mir Baqi, on orders of the Mughal emperor Babur. The mosque was attacked and demolished by Hindu Karsevaks in 1992 and ignited communal violence across the country.
No news matches foundSorry, we were unable to find any results in our database for your query
Free news archive access
Did you know?
You are eligible to search our news archive with millions of news references free of charge.
To do this, please sign in first at the top of the screen.
• Information about free access to our news archive
Search this site and the web:
You Might Like