And as Hindutva forces have been claiming from long ago, the day is not far when a Babri-like incident could be repeated to claim Mosque sites and Hindu sacred spaces which might inevitably result in a further rise in hate crimes or even a pogrom like situation for Muslims across India.
At least six mosques and over a dozen of houses and shops belong to Muslims were vandalised by Hindutva groups RSS, VHP and Bajrang Dal across Tripura during protests against Bangladesh violence on Thursday.
Less than a week after demolition of Ghareeb Nawaz Mosque in Barabanki, the local administration in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh pulled down another religious place of Muslims on Sunday defying the High Court order of banning all demolition and eviction till 30 May.
Central government has made several attempts in the last five years to remove around 200-year-old Lal Masjid and take over its adjacent land of graveyard situated at Lodhi road in capital city Delhi despite the land and the mosque come under Waqf properties.
The Moideen Palli on 12 June has reopened. It had been closed for two months to contain COVID-19.
Farooqia Masjid was heckled and torched on 25th February, the third day of Delhi violence. “ It was after Magrib prayer, people were inside the masjid when mob along with police entered,” alleges Mohammed Faqrudeen, president of Farooqia Jama masjid.