New Delhi: Hundreds of Muslim
protesters gathered near the Jama Masjid Friday and burnt effigies
of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders L.K. Advani and Atal Bihari
Vajpayee, who were indicted by the Liberhan commission for razing of
the Babri Masjid. They demanded the arrest of those responsible for
the 1992 demolition.
was held by Real Cause, an NGO, and came three days after the
Liberhan Commission report was tabled in parliament.
Commission has pinned the blame for demolition of the 16th century
Babri Masjid on Hindutva advocates and said in a scathing indictment
that events leading up to Dec 6, 1992, were "neither spontaneous nor
Kamran Siddiqui of
Real Cause voiced anger over the government's "inaction to bring the
culprits to book". He said the protesters in Jama Masjid burnt the
effigies of Advani, Vajpayee, Uma Bharti and other Hindutva leaders.
They have also
written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh requesting him to arrest
those who "threatened national integrity by razing the mosque".
"We also demand a
nationwide ban on the RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh), VHP (Vishwa
Hindu Parishad) and Bajrang Dal as these organisations are clearly
involved in anti-national and anti-social activities, as the
Liberhan Commission report has found them responsible for disrupting
communal harmony in the country," Siddiqui told IANS.