The Liberhan Commission - the country's longest running inquiry panel - was not without its share of high drama during its 17-year probe into Babri Masjid demolition and once had a tough time dealing with a Bajrang Dal leader's foul language.
The one-man Commission probed the "sequence of events leading, and all facts and circumstances relating, to the occurrences at Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid complex on December 6, 1992" - the day the Babri Masjid was brought down by kar sevaks.
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Vinay Katiyar during his deposition used foul language and went to the extent of saying that the report of the Commission would be useless and gather dust on official shelves.
Text: AgenciesImages : In this file photograph taken on December 6, 1992 Hindu youths clamour atop the 16th century Muslim Babri Mosque five hours before the structure was completely demolished by hundreds supporting Hindu fundamentalist activists. Hindu nationalists believe that Babur's commander-in-chief Mir Baki destroyed an existing temple at the site, which Hindus believe was the temple built to commemorate the birthplace of Rama, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu and ruler of Ayodhya. After 48 extensions and 399 hearings involving over 100 witnesses spread over nearly 17 years, Justice M S Liberhan on June 30, 2009
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