NCP welcomes Supreme Court's ruling in 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case

Mumbai, PTI | Updated : 19 April 2017, 05:40 PM

The Supreme Court's ruling in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case has been welcomed by NCP on Wednesday. The party further demanded that BJP leader and Union Minister Uma Bharti be sacked from the Cabinet. 

"We welcome the decision of the Supreme Court. In the wake of it, Uma Bharti must be sacked from the (Union) ministry," NCP national spokesperson Nawab Malik told PTI.

The apex court, however, noted that Governor Kalyan Singh enjoys Constitutional immunity and can be tried only after he ceases to hold the office. Kalyan Singh was the chief minister of in 1992.

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"Even Kalyan Singh has no moral right to continue on a constitutional position like that of a Governor and he must step down to face the charges," said Malik.

First Published: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 05:19 PM
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