The contentious 135-year dispute over the Babri mosque has finally come to an end, and a temple will now replace the mosque built on the orders of the first Mughal King, Babur.
Muslim group involved in the case calls verdict 'unfair', says it was likely to seek a review of the decision that gave Hindus control of 16th-century mosque that was demolished in 1992 by Hindu hardliners in northern Ayodhya city.
In recent years, Pakistan has increasingly invested in renovations to both Sikh gurdwaras and Hindu temples, but structural problems still exist with its minorities.
Major victory of India's right-wing PM Narendra Modi in national elections instills a sense of resignation among Muslims, some of whom appear willing to concede the majority Hindus' demand of temple at the site of razed Babri mosque in Ayodhya city.
If Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party, the BJP, doesn't win the election, there are still no guarantees that society will be able to moderate itself.
Rally called by far-right Hindu groups draws tens of thousands in northern Indian city of Ayodhya, as demands grow to build a Hindu temple on a site where a mosque was demolished in 1992, sparking deadly Hindu-Muslim violence.
Ever since the Bharatiya Janata Party came into power in 2014, it has taken several steps that are seen as shaping the country's national identity to match their religious views, that India is a nation of and for Hindus.
The 1992 demolition of the Babri mosque in Ayodhya city by Hindu radicals remains the subject of a bitter dispute between Hindus and minority Muslims in India.
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