Here is the history of Shri Ram Janambhoomi Sangharsh aur Aandolan (Struggle and Movement for the Birthplace of God Shri Ram) which didn't just start a few 10-15 years ago but has been going on for past 2200 years since 150 BC. Over 175,000 Hindus sacrificed their lives in protecting Shri Ram Mandir (God Shri Ram's Temple) in Ayodhya from just Babar alone. There are many hard incontrovertible evidence of Shri Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, one of which you can read here on "THE Evidence: Shri Ram Mandir in Ayodhya by N.S. Rajaram". You can also watch video on history of Ayodhya, brutality of Muslim/Mughal rulers like Babur and evidence of Shri Ram Mandir destroyed by Babur below:
Following are Kalyan Singh's past depositions:
- Babri was a symbol of disgrace... no regret, no grief (over demolition): Kalyan said in affidavit
For all the adjectives and verbs Kalyan Singh may be using now to describe the demolition of the Babri Masjid — with an eye on the Samajwadi Party and the elections — in his 27-page affidavit dated December 2, 2004, which he submitted to the Liberhan Commission of Inquiry probing the demolition, Singh was forthright.
He claimed that the demolition of the mosque on December 6, 1992, “was an act of God” and “whatever happened on that day, the deponent has no regret, no repentance, no sorrow, and no grief for that.”
Singh, incidentally, was the last witness to be examined by the Liberhan Commission and his deposition, which runs into 400-plus pages, is the longest in the Commission’s record. Spread over 20 sittings, the deposition began on December 3, 2004 and finished on June 3, 2005.
Singh’s views on the Babri Masjid, too, find mention in the affidavit. “The deponent firmly believes that the place at the disputed structure in fact was a Ram Temple, it continues to be Ram Temple and will be a Ram Temple and nothing else but a Ram Temple,” he asserted in their affidavit. Incidentally, sources in the Liberhan Commission say there was no need for Singh to file any affidavit and it was entirely voluntary.
Referring to the demolition, Singh said in his affidavit, “...Historians will write that devotees of Ram and devotees of the nation had demolished this symbol of slavery and disgrace and though this demolition was not expected, it was purely sudden and totally unplanned.”
On March 17, 2005, Kalyan filed another short affidavit, in which he cited portions of the report submitted by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) in the Allahabad High Court. This report talked of the presence of the Ram Mandir on the site of the Babri Masjid.
- Kalyan has no regrets over Babri Qila demolition
"I neither regret nor feel sad nor repent for the demolition of the structure. I even uttered these words before the court," the senior BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) leader told a press conference in Ranchi referring to the pulling down of the structure over a decade ago.
"Yes, I had promised to save it, but I could not. So I resigned from the Chief Minister's post then," Singh said in reply to a question.
Asserting that a temple would be constructed on the disputed site, Singh claimed the temple issue was not a way of garnering votes. "It is the identity and self-respect of the nation, and one should not oppose it," he asserted.
- Kalyan asks Muslims to forgo claim on disputed site on April 5, 2005
"The excavations at the disputed site by the Archaeological Survey of India has proved beyond doubt that Babur had constructed the mosque over a temple in 1528," Singh, during whose rule the disputed structure was brought down by kar sevaks on December 6, 1992, told reporters in New Delhi.
He asked the Muslim community that they should "let go off" their claim for construction of Ram temple at the site.
Voicing strong demand, Singh said, "(Ram) temple should be made and will be made at Ayodhya."
- Babri Qila built on demolished temple: Kalyan
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh today (Mar 18, 2005) claimed before the Liberhan Commission that an Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) report has clearly shown that the disputed Babri Masjid was built on the demolished temple, which existed prior to 1528.
In an additional affidavit filed before the Commission, Singh, during whose tenure the disputed structure was demolished, said that the report was prepared after the excavation carried out by the ASI on the direction of Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court.
To support his claim, he filed the official summary report of the ASI report before the Commission, which is probing the sequence of events leading to the demolition of disputed structure at Ayodhya on December 6, 1992.
In the affidavit filed on December 2, 2004, Singh had contended that the temple was demolished from the disputed site in Ayodhya on the instruction of Mughal emperor Babar and the mosque was erected in its place.
It is a historical fact that earlier a grand temple existed at this very place (disputed site) in Ayodhya. It was in the year 1528 that foreign invader Babar ordered his commander Mir Baqi to demolish the temple and erect a mosque in its place at Ayodhya," the former Chief Minister said.
Meanwhile, the summary report placed before the Commission stated that the disputed structure was constructed on the existing building of public usage between 12th and16th centuries AD.
"It was over the top of this construction during the early 16th century that the disputed structure was constructed directly resting over it," the report said.
It said the area below the disputed site remained a place for public use for a long time till the Mughal period when the disputed structure was built, which was confined to limited area and population settled around it, as evidenced by the increase in contemporary archaeological material including pottery.
The ASI claimed that the Ground Penetrating Radar Survey (GPRS) of the disputed site was indicative of remains, which had distinctive features found associated with the temples of north India.
- Temple was demolished to build Masjid: Kalyan
After explaining that the demolition of Babri Masjid in 1992 was a "public outrage" for which he has no remorse, former UP CM Kalyan Singh turned academic in the Liberhan Ayodhya Commission on Friday.
Singh filed the Archaeological Survey of India's report of excavation in Ayodhya in 2003 as an additional affidavit to prove that a temple existed before it was demolished by Babar in 1528. He said the report is recent since excavation was done on the direction of the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court.
- It was out of anger: Kalyan apologises on Ayodhya
Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh today (Dec 3, 2004) filed an affidavit before the Liberhan Commission saying his charge against senior BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) leaders Atal Bihari Vajpayee, L K Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi of being part of a "conspiracy" to demolish the disputed structure at Ayodhya was made "out of anger".
Giving details of the elaborate security arrangements made by him as the then Chief Minister to protect the disputed structure, Singh said he was angered by the news reports which said the NDA (National Democratic Alliance) Government had told the Commission on June 20, 2003 that the State Government failed in its duty to make arrangements for the protection of the structure.
"In that reaction and anger, the deponent might have said before the media that there was a conspiracy between Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, L K Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi etc. to demolish the disputed structure," the affidavit said.
"The deponent (Singh) has no knowledge, information or evidence to support the above allegations. Actually the above statement was made in furious reaction and was not correct," it said in a rather apologetic tone.
- We have not given up stand on Ayodhya: Kalyan
"In the document, all issues will be taken up, perhaps none should have any objection (on Ram temple) because we all want that the Ram temple should be constructed," he said.
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