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Why Buddhists are the real claimants of Ayodhya? Petitioner Vineet Kumar Maurya’s take

Vineet Kumar Maurya, a resident of Ayodhya, claims that excavations at the disputed site had unearthed remains from the Ashokan era linked to Buddhism. The Supreme Court has admitted his petition. Edited excerpts of an exclusive interview with Vineet Kumar Maurya

Not imaginary tales but evidence unearthed in excavations should be the basis of resolving Ayodhya dispute

Till now, there were two claimants to the disputed land in Ayodhya – one wants a temple to be built there while the other says that a mosque should come up. However, now, a third claimant has emerged, who wants that a memorial to Buddha is built at the spot. The Supreme Court has admitted his petition to this effect, and it will be considered when the court takes up the Ayodhya case from 3 January 2019. The petitioner, Vineet Kumar Maurya, reveals the basis of his claim.

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Kumar Sameer

Kumar Sameer is a senior journalist. He has worked for several newspapers including 'Rashtriya Sahara'. He has also been the resident editor of the Delhi edition of the Hindi daily 'National Duniya'

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