The first reactions to the Lucknow CBI court’s verdict that the demolition of the disputed building in Ayodhya was unplanned and acquitted all the accused have come out. LK Advani, a senior BJP leader and former deputy prime minister The verdict was announced via video conference at Advani’s residence. Upon hearing the verdict, he accepted it with open arms. At the same time, Murli Manohar Joshi responded that the court verdict was a historic one. All they did was organize rallies in Ayodhya and were happy that there was no conspiracy in the demolition of the disputed building. He said that now everyone will be excited about the construction of the Ram temple.
All the defendants were acquitted. The court ruled that the demolition was unplanned. The court acquitted all the 32 accused in the case. The verdict has now been pronounced in the 198/1992 conspiracy case. The verdict is 2000 pages long. In the wake of the verdict, heavy security has been put in place, including in UP. A ban has been announced in Ayodhya. Thirty-two people, including former Deputy Prime Minister LK Advani, are on the list. Judge Surendra Kumar Yadav today passed judgment in the 28 – year – old case.
Former Deputy Prime Minister L.K. Apart from K Advani, 32 others, including senior BJP leaders Murli Manohar Joshi and former Uma Bharti Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh, are accused in the case. The CBI court had asked them to appear in court. Of these, 26 appeared in court.
However, Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Kalyan Singh, Uma Bharti, and Nityagopal Das did not appear in court due to their age and COVID situation. However, Advani, Joshi, and Uma Bharti’s lawyers had filed an application in the court to participate in the pronouncement of the verdict via video conference.