The Congress party on Wednesday said that the decision of the special CBI court to acquit all the accused in Babri Masjid demolition case runs counter to the Supreme Court’s judgment and also the constitutional spirit.
“The decision of the special court to acquit all the accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case runs counter to the Supreme Court judgment as also the Constitutional spirit. The Supreme Court in its judgment dated November 9, 2019 pronounced by five-judges clearly held that demolition of Babri Masjid as a clear illegality and ‘egregious violation of the rule of law’,” Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said.
“But the Special Court exonerated all the Accused. It is clear that the decision of the Special Court runs counter to the decision of the Supreme Court of India,” he added.
Surjewala further said that every Indian who has innate faith in the Constitution and in the spirit of communal amity and brotherhood expects and urges the central and state governments to file an appeal against the decision of the special court and follow the letter of the law and the Constitution, without any partiality and pre-meditated prejudice.
“The entire country witnessed a deep-rooted political conspiracy by BJP-RSS and its leaders to destroy the country’s communal amity and brotherhood for usurping power at any cost,” Surjewala said.
Surjewala further said, “the then BJP Government of Uttar Pradesh was a co-conspirator in the designed attack on India’s Constitutional ethos. So much so that the Supreme Court was misled by filing a wrong Affidavit on oath. It is only after detailed examination of all these aspects, facts and evidence that the Supreme Court held the demolition of Masjid to be an egregious violation of the rule of law.”
All the 32 accused in the Babri demolition case were on Wednesday acquitted by a special CBI court.