Supporters of the Vishva Hindu Parishad, a Hindu nationalist organisation, demanding the construction of a temple on a disputed religious site. Photo: Reuters

Thousands of Indian Hindus rally to demand temple be built on disputed Ayodhya site

  • In 1992, a militant Hindu mob tore down the centuries-old mosque in Ayodhya, triggering riots that killed about 2,000 people across India
  • Most Hindus believe the warrior-god Ram was born in Ayodhya, and Hindu groups insist there was a temple there before a mosque was built in 1528
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Supporters of the Vishva Hindu Parishad, a Hindu nationalist organisation, demanding the construction of a temple on a disputed religious site. Photo: Reuters
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