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Ayodhya verdict: Bharti, Kalyan Singh should quit from posts,

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Left parties today demanded that Union Minister and Governor Kalyan Singh should quit from their respective posts after the Supreme verdict in the Babri mosque demolition case.

"We welcome the SC order. Finally, some balance has been restored. Some good gesture has been made.

"I think these people should not continue to hold public positions like that of a minister if they have any moral authority left," CPI(M) general secretary told reporters here.

Noting that the case has been going on for past few decades, Yechury hoped the proceeds in a "proper manner" to deliver justice in time.

The too insisted that Bharti and Singh give up their respective public offices.

The apex court, however, noted that Singh enjoys Constitutional immunity and can be tried only after he ceases to hold the office.

Kalyan Singh was the chief minister of UP in 1992.

Top leaders L K Advani, M M Joshi and will be tried for criminal conspiracy in the 1992 Babri mosque demolition case as the SC today allowed the CBI plea to restore the charge against them.

The also clubbed the trial in the matter pending against the leaders and 'karsevaks' and ordered day-to-day trial with the proceedings to be completed in two years.

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First Published: Wed, April 19 2017. 21:22 IST