1993 Bombay Riots

Politics of hate

Print edition : February 02, 2018

When armed Shiv Sainiks ran riot throughout Antop Hill. Photo: Sudharak Olwe

December 10, 1992: BJP leaders L.K. Advani and Uma Bharati waving to supporters when they were produced before the Chief Judicial Magistrate at Akbarpur in Faizabad district, Uttar Pradesh. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES

July 20, 1991: Chief Minister Kalyan Singh and Sri Rama Kar Seva Samiti activists at a meeting at the Janaki Mahal Trust in Ayodhya where he promised State government help to build a Ram temple. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES

The illiberal “new” India’s foundations were laid with the demolition of the Babri Masjid and the communal riots that followed.
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