Liberhan Ayodhya Commission submits report to Prime Minister

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New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): The Liberhan Commission, which is inquiring into the destruction of the Ram Janma Bhoomi-Babri Masjid structure at Ayodhya on December 6, 1992, on Tuesday submitted its report to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.

Established on December 16, 1992, ten days after the demolition that triggered widespread communal violence, the panel headed by retired Justice M S Liberhan, had got 48 extensions.

The Commission submitted its report by retired Justice M S Liberhan Liberhan in presence of Home Minister P. Chidambaram.

The contents of the report were not immediately known.

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

The Commission, constituted by the Home Ministry, was mandated to inquire into the circumstances leading to the demolition of the Babri Mosque.

During the extended proceedings, the Commission recorded the statements of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders L K Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Kalyan Singh. (ANI)

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