Liberhan Commission’s term extended for 48th timeMarch 31st, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The term of the commission probing the 1992 demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya was Tuesday extended for the 48th time by three months, a home ministry statement said.
The term of the commission inquiring into the destruction of the Ram Janma Bhoomi-Babri Masjid structure at Ayodhya Dec 6, 1992, would now expire on June 30, 2009, the statement said.
The commission, headed by Justice M.S. Liberhan, was constituted Dec 16, 1992, ten days after a mob pulled down the disputed structure.
Mandated to inquire into the circumstances leading to the demolition of the mosque, it was originally scheduled to submit its report by March 16, 1993.
The last extension for six months ended March 30.