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Ayodhya Dispute

India TV News Desk [Published on: 23 Sep 2010, 12:00 AM IST]
  • In this photo taken on Sept. 21, 2010, a flower vendor waits for customers by the river side in Ayodhya, India. On Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, an Indian court will finally issue its ruling in a 60 year old case and decide whether a disputed site in Ayodhya should be given to the Hindu community to build a gigantic Rama temple or should be returned to the Muslim community to rebuild a 16th century Mosque. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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    In this photo taken on Sept. 21, 2010, a flower vendor waits for customers by the river side in Ayodhya, India. On Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, an Indian court will finally issue its ruling in a 60 year old case and decide whether a disputed site in Ayodhya should be given to the Hindu community to build a gigantic Rama temple or should be returned to the Muslim community to rebuild a 16th century Mosque. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

  • In this photo taken on Sept. 21, 2010, a Hindu woman walks with a child in a courtyard where building blocks meant to be assembled for a proposed Rama temple are stacked in Ayodhya, India. On Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, an Indian court will finally issue its ruling in a 60 year old case and decide whether a disputed site in Ayodhya should be given to the Hindu community to build a gigantic Rama temple or should be returned to the Muslim community to rebuild a 16th century Mosque. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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    In this photo taken on Sept. 21, 2010, a Hindu woman walks with a child in a courtyard where building blocks meant to be assembled for a proposed Rama temple are stacked in Ayodhya, India. On Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, an Indian court will finally issue its ruling in a 60 year old case and decide whether a disputed site in Ayodhya should be given to the Hindu community to build a gigantic Rama temple or should be returned to the Muslim community to rebuild a 16th century Mosque. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

  • In this photo taken on Sept. 21, 2010, Indian police stand guard in a courtyard where the building blocks meant to be assembled for a proposed Rama temple are stacked in Ayodhya, India. On Friday, Sept. 24, an Indian court will finally issue its ruling in a 60 year old case and decide whether a disputed site in Ayodhya should be given to the Hindu community to build a gigantic Rama temple or should be returned to the Muslim community to rebuild a 16th century Mosque. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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    In this photo taken on Sept. 21, 2010, Indian police stand guard in a courtyard where the building blocks meant to be assembled for a proposed Rama temple are stacked in Ayodhya, India. On Friday, Sept. 24, an Indian court will finally issue its ruling in a 60 year old case and decide whether a disputed site in Ayodhya should be given to the Hindu community to build a gigantic Rama temple or should be returned to the Muslim community to rebuild a 16th century Mosque. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

  • In this photo taken on Sept. 20, 2010, Indian Muslim Mohammed Hashim Ansari, gestures as he speaks to the Associated Press in Ayodhya, India. On Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, an Indian court will finally issue its ruling in a 60 year old case and decide whether a disputed site in Ayodhya should be given to the Hindu community to build a gigantic Rama temple or should be returned to the Muslim community to rebuild a 16th century Mosque. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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    In this photo taken on Sept. 20, 2010, Indian Muslim Mohammed Hashim Ansari, gestures as he speaks to the Associated Press in Ayodhya, India. On Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, an Indian court will finally issue its ruling in a 60 year old case and decide whether a disputed site in Ayodhya should be given to the Hindu community to build a gigantic Rama temple or should be returned to the Muslim community to rebuild a 16th century Mosque. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

  • In this photo taken on Sept. 20, 2010, a police officer offers prayers as a priest performs rituals at a small temple in Ayodhya, India. On Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, an Indian court will finally issue its ruling in a 60 year old case and decide whether a disputed site in Ayodhya should be given to the Hindu community to build a gigantic Rama temple or should be returned to the Muslim community to rebuild a 16th century Mosque. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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    In this photo taken on Sept. 20, 2010, a police officer offers prayers as a priest performs rituals at a small temple in Ayodhya, India. On Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, an Indian court will finally issue its ruling in a 60 year old case and decide whether a disputed site in Ayodhya should be given to the Hindu community to build a gigantic Rama temple or should be returned to the Muslim community to rebuild a 16th century Mosque. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

  • In this photo taken on Sept. 21, 2010, Indian police patrol a street in Ayodhya, India. On Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, an Indian court will finally issue its ruling in a 60 year old case and decide whether a disputed site in Ayodhya should be given to the Hindu community to build a gigantic Rama temple or should be returned to the Muslim community to rebuild a 16th century Mosque. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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    In this photo taken on Sept. 21, 2010, Indian police patrol a street in Ayodhya, India. On Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, an Indian court will finally issue its ruling in a 60 year old case and decide whether a disputed site in Ayodhya should be given to the Hindu community to build a gigantic Rama temple or should be returned to the Muslim community to rebuild a 16th century Mosque. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

  • In this photo taken on Sept. 21, 2010, Indian police officers look on as people read news papers in Ayodhya, India. On Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, an Indian court will finally issue its ruling in a 60 year old case and decide whether a disputed site in Ayodhya should be given to the Hindu community to build a gigantic Rama temple or should be returned to the Muslim community to rebuild a 16th century Mosque. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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    In this photo taken on Sept. 21, 2010, Indian police officers look on as people read news papers in Ayodhya, India. On Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, an Indian court will finally issue its ruling in a 60 year old case and decide whether a disputed site in Ayodhya should be given to the Hindu community to build a gigantic Rama temple or should be returned to the Muslim community to rebuild a 16th century Mosque. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

  • Hindu devotees look at pillars lying at a workshop for the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, India, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010. A centuries old mosque once stood on the proposed construction site in the northern town of Ayodhya until it was torn down by a mob of Hindu fundamentalists in 1992. Hindu nationalists say Muslims had built the mosque on land regarded as Rama's birthplace, and they plan to build a permanent temple there. Both sides are engaged in a lengthy court battle over a small part of the sprawling 80 acre (32 hectare) complex. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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    Hindu devotees look at pillars lying at a workshop for the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, India, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010. A centuries old mosque once stood on the proposed construction site in the northern town of Ayodhya until it was torn down by a mob of Hindu fundamentalists in 1992. Hindu nationalists say Muslims had built the mosque on land regarded as Rama's birthplace, and they plan to build a permanent temple there. Both sides are engaged in a lengthy court battle over a small part of the sprawling 80 acre (32 hectare) complex. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

  • A Hindu devotee offers prayer after taking a holy dip at Rama Ghat on the bank of river Saryu in Ayodhya, India, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010. A centuries old mosque once stood on the proposed construction site in the northern town of Ayodhya until it was torn down by a mob of Hindu fundamentalists in 1992. Hindu nationalists say Muslims had built the mosque on land regarded as Rama's birthplace, and they plan to build a permanent temple there. Both sides are engaged in a lengthy court battle over a small part of the sprawling 80 acre (32 hectare) complex. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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    A Hindu devotee offers prayer after taking a holy dip at Rama Ghat on the bank of river Saryu in Ayodhya, India, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010. A centuries old mosque once stood on the proposed construction site in the northern town of Ayodhya until it was torn down by a mob of Hindu fundamentalists in 1992. Hindu nationalists say Muslims had built the mosque on land regarded as Rama's birthplace, and they plan to build a permanent temple there. Both sides are engaged in a lengthy court battle over a small part of the sprawling 80 acre (32 hectare) complex. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

  • In this photo taken on Sept. 21, 2010, a worker removes the dust off the model of a proposed Rama temple in Ayodhya, India. On Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, an Indian court will finally issue its ruling in a 60 year old case and decide whether a disputed site in Ayodhya should be given to the Hindu community to build a gigantic Rama temple or should be returned to the Muslim community to rebuild a 16th century Mosque. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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    In this photo taken on Sept. 21, 2010, a worker removes the dust off the model of a proposed Rama temple in Ayodhya, India. On Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, an Indian court will finally issue its ruling in a 60 year old case and decide whether a disputed site in Ayodhya should be given to the Hindu community to build a gigantic Rama temple or should be returned to the Muslim community to rebuild a 16th century Mosque. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

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