Mention of Godhra riots, Ishrat Jahan and Babri Masjid demolition created uproar in the Lok Sabha Wednesday with MIM chief and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi raking up these issues during debate on President`s address.
A Babri Masjid demolition case accused, fighting on a BSP ticket, will take on BJP`s Varun Gandhi in this Lok Sabha constituency as the saffron party is looking at wresting it after a long gap of 16 years.
The sting operation carried out `Cobrapost` giving details of alleged conspiracy by right-wing organisations to bring down Babri Masjid in 1992 has no evidentiary value for CBI as it has already completed the investigation.
Terming the new "revelations" on Babri Masjid demolition as "serious matter", senior AAP leader Prashant Bhushan on Friday said the alleged role of Sangh Parivar in the destruction of the historical structure stands exposed.
Attacking the BJP for double speak over Babri mosque demolition, AAP on Friday said that its leaders facing charges in the case have said one thing in public and completely contradicted themselves in the court.
Questioning the timing of a `sting` operation on the Babri Masjid demolition, the BJP on Friday alleged that it was "sponsored", accusing Congress of using "pawns" to vitiate the atmosphere before elections and asked the Election Commission to stop its publication and telecast.
Government is likely to announce the name of the judge shortly who will head the Commission of Inquiry to probe charges of spying on a young woman in 2009 allegedly at the behest of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
A three-tier security cordon was on Thursday thrown around this town and all its entry points were sealed to maintain peace on the eve of 21st anniversary of Babri Mosque demolition as Muslim organisations decided to observe "black day" and Hindu outfits a "day of victory".