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Ram Temple

K Parasaran: God’s Advocate

Amita Shah

At 92, Ram Lalla’s lawyer K Parasaran is still in demand. He will oversee the construction of the temple for the god he defended

For God’s Sake

Pilgrimage to the birthplace of the Lord is an elemental journey in every relevant religion. The Supreme Court, by adjudicating on the legality of the deity and granting an unfettered right to the deity’s birthplace, has created space for India to move on

A Chariot in History

At a brainstorming session Pramod Mahajan came up with the idea of a nationwide grand yatra, Narendra Modi concurred and that was the beginning of the Ram Rath Yatra, catapulting the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute on the national scene with LK Advani emerging as the face of Hindu aspirations

The Eternity of the Deity

The court has looked at a concept deeply rooted in the spiritual traditions of this land through the prism of English and Roman law

Challenging the Tyranny of Reputations

The Supreme Court judgment will accelerate the decolonisation of the Indian mind. An alternative narrative has come to dominate and influence the national mood

The Spirit of New India

When the grand Ram temple is finally built on the site reclaimed from an invading army, the restoration of national sovereignty—the essence of the struggle for independence—would have been completed

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