The demolished Babri Masjid complex in Ayodhya is one of the most disputed religious sites in the world and a recurring flashpoint for more than 400 years.
Tensions go back to 1528 when the Babri mosque was built by Mughal emperor Babur on the site where Hindus say Lord Ram was born.
Text: Sify News Desk
Image: A policeman stands guard in the backdrop of a temple in Ayodhya on Sept. 29, 2010. (Photographs copyright AP)