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Protesters demand punishment for those behind Babri Masjid

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Several organisations demanding punishment to persons guilty for demolition of Babri Masjid today took out a march and held rally at Jantar Mantar on its 24th anniversary.

Political and social activists representing nearly 30 organisations besides students, women, and youth marched from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar holding placards.

They also raised slogans demanding punishment for people guilty for demolition of Babri mosque in Ayodhya, anti-Sikh riots of 1984 and other communal violence in the country.

"The rally represents the unity of action of all justice-loving and democratic people, who are fighting for their democratic and human rights," said Birju Nayak of Lok Raj Sangathan.

Jamat-e-Islami Hind, Communist Ghadar Party of India, All India Milli Council, Naujawan Bharat Sabha, Citizens for Democracy, United Sikh Mission, Social Democratic Party of India, among others took part in the joint public march and rally.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Tue, December 06 2016. 21:42 IST