Murli Manohar Joshi questions timing of Liberhan Commission report

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New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi has questioned the timing of the Liberhan Commission report on the Babri Masjid demolition.

"I don't want to comment as the contents of the report are not known yet, but one thing is for certain the timing of placing the report is intriguing," Joshi said. he Commission recorded the statements of L K Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Kalyan Singh during the extended proceedings.

The one man Commission headed by Justice M S Liberhan Liberhan, submitted its report to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the presence of Home Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday.

Established on December 16, 1992, ten days after the demolition of historical mosque, the panel headed by retired Justice M S Liberhan, got 48 extensions.

The probe panel, which took almost 17 years, has become one of the longest and costliest commissions with over Rs.7.5 crore having been already spent during this period.

The Commission was constituted by the Home Ministry and was mandated to inquire into the circumstances leading to the demolition of the Babri Mosque. (ANI)

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