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Govt moves SC to return 67-acre land around Ayodhya site to original owners

In a fresh plea, the Centre said it had acquired 67 acres of land around the 2.77 acre disputed Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid site

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Bricks collected by kar sevaks for the proposed temple at a workshop in Ayodhya where artisans have been constructing the temple’s pillars and other such structures. The bricks were collected from around the world for over 25 years. Photo: Sahil Makk

Press Trust of India New Delhi
The Centre Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking its permission to return the 67-acre acquired land around the disputed Ram Janambhoomi Babri Masjid site to original owners.

In a fresh plea, the Centre said it had acquired 67 acres of land around the 2.77 acre disputed Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid site.


The plea has said that the Ram Janambhoomi Nyas (a trust to promote construction of Ram Temple) had sought return of excess land acquired in 1991 to original owners.

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First Published: Jan 29 2019 | 10:57 AM IST

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