On 25 September 1990 Advani's rath yatra was started From somnath for ayodhya with demanding rebuilt of Ram mandir.
They want to attach Hindu sentiments with yatra so that more and more Hindus could join them and that's what exactly happened(1/n)
The yatra caused outpouring of religious and militant sentiments among hindus
In short Bjp used ayodhya dispute to unit Hindu vote by mobilising anti-muslim sentiments Bjp successfully created
Ram vs babar scenario (Hindu king vs Muslim king) (2/n)
The yatra was planned to go through the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar
It triggered religious violence in All over north India and Hyderabad of south India. Riots targeting Muslims occurred in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ahmedabad, Baroda.(3/n)
Several hundred people died in these riots, including 130 people in Jaipur The largest number of riots occurred in the state of Uttar Pradesh, where 224 people were killed.
The bodies of the karsevaks killed in the fight with security forces on 30 October were cremated(4/n)
Hindus all over were asked to avenge the deaths.Religious riots followed across the country, particularly in Uttar Pradesh, where Hindu mobs attacked neighborhoods dominated by Muslims, as well as individuals visibly identifiable as Muslim.(5/n)
lalu Prasad yadav stopped yatra in bihar and arrested advani and other bjp leaders
They all released after very few days.
BJP got 85 seats in parliament and open hate for muslima started in all over India .
To be continued.
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