11th November 2019
Key commentaries against the Babri judgement
This is a placeholder post. I’m noting a few commentaries that had more sense than most others.
Appeasing A Bully: The Ayodhya Verdict – Justice Markandey Katju
We asked for justice, not charity.
If a frenzied mob demolishes your house tomorrow & the court decides to award the land your house was built on to the mob who razed down your house, how'd you feel? Would you accept a land somewhere else?
I ask, how is this fair? – @asadowaisi pic.twitter.com/uvQ19r6jPH
— AIMIM (@aimim_national) November 9, 2019
This SC has showed again and again how it is totally subservient to the government. In their new Ram Raj there is no truth, no justice, no shame
— N S (@nandinisundar) November 9, 2019
Wrong to call #AYODHYAVERDICT balanced. 5 acres is meaningless as Sunni Waqf Board & Muslims can do that even without court's help. It was for a specific mosque, at a specific site destroyed in a criminal act. If mosque hadn't been demolished, would this verdict have happened?
— Aditya Menon (@AdityaMenon22) November 9, 2019
What happened today is not the end of a distressing chapter in our history. It is the beginning of a calamitous phase. What they did in Ayodhya they will seek to replicate in a dozen other places. And the horror of Ayodhya will seem trivial as they go about avenging history.
— Kapil Komireddi (@kapskom) November 9, 2019
These stories are not legal proof of anything. Plus, that is not the issue: the issue is – how well does India protect property rights. https://t.co/NYUkdrjd58
— Sanjeev Sabhlok (@sabhlok) November 10, 2019
There are those who claim this judgement is valid. I don’t have time to read such rubbish, but am making note of one or two such claims: