The bill, which looks all set to become law, will for the first time distinguish citizens of India on the basis of religion.
All India Muslim Personal Law Board and the Muslim scholar organisation Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind say they would contest the apex court's judgment that awarded Hindus control of razed Babri mosque site.
Social media users say they're highlighting the South Asian country's Islamic heritage, a week after a top court ruled to hand the historic Babri Mosque site to Hindus.
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.
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.
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.
In 1987, close to fifty Muslim men were rounded up by police and killed while in custody. Three decades later, the families of the victims and the survivors, have finally found some form of closure.
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