Mohammad Hashim Ansari. The Star
The Babri Mosque dispute has been going on since December 1949, when Ansari witnessed the idols of Ram Lalla being placed at the Babri Masjid site on December 22, 1949.
Ansari was also the first person to file a suit in the matter and had taken the case up with Faizabad civil court.
Hashim AnsariWith members of All India Akhara Parishad. Thelka
With Ansari’s death, an era in Ayodhya dispute seems to have come to an end, as he was the last remaining survivor of the six original plaintiffs in the Babri Masjid case.