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Manmohan Singh Liberhan (born 11 November 1938) is a retired Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court, India. For 17 years he headed the Liberhan Ayodhya Commission of Inquiry, which prepared a report on the Babri Mosque demolition, according to it, the events of 6 December 1992, in Ayodhya were "neither spontaneous nor unplanned". [1][2]

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1 Career 2 Controversy 3 See also 4 References 5 External links

Career[edit] Liberhan was formerly the Advocate General for the north-Indian state of Haryana. He was soon thereafter elevated as a permanent judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court. He was appointed the chairman of the Liberhan Ayodhya Commission of Inquiry by the then Prime Minister, PV Narasimha Rao. Liberhan was subsequently transferred to the Madras High Court
Madras High Court
as Chief Justice of that court. Shortly thereafter, he was transferred to the Andhra Pradesh High Court
Andhra Pradesh High Court
from where he retired. He continued to hold his position as the chairman of the Liberhan Commission till 2009. He lives in Chandigarh, India. Controversy[edit] The Liberhan Commission report submitted to the government on 30 June 2009 holds a number of people culpable for leading the country to the brink of communal discord. See also[edit]

Chandigarh
Chandigarh
portal

Liberhan Commission

References[edit]

^ NDTV correspondent (23 November 2009). "What is the Liberhan Commission?". NDTV India. Retrieved 29 September 2010.  ^ " India
India
Babri Masjid
Babri Masjid
demolition neither spontaneous nor unplanned: Liberhan". Hindustan Times. 24 November 2009. Archived from the original on 3 January 2013. 

External links[edit]

Profile at Andhra Pradesh High Court
Andhra Pradesh High Court
website Report Of The Liberhan Ayodhya Commission of Inquiry - Full Text in PDF format (126 MB)

Alternate link - Full Text in PDF format (126 MB)[permanent dead link]

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