New Delhi, Dec 5: A day before the 25th anniversary of the demolition of Babri Masjid, Centre asked states and union territories to ensure peace and maintain law and order in the country. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued an advisory to all states to take steps to maintain harmony on the 25th anniversary of Babri Masjid structure demolition, which falls on December 6. Also Read - Covid 2.0: Govt Takes BIG Step For Lakhs Of Central Employees. Details Here

“In view of the 25th anniversary of Babri demolition tomorrow, Centre has advised states and union territories to remain alert and take all precautions to maintain peace and communal harmony,” MHA sources told news agency ANI. There could be a demonstration by both communities on Wednesday (December 6) and it was advisable that the administration kept “utmost vigil” and took “all precautionary measures”, said the MHA advisory. Also Read - Supreme Court Slaps Rs 50,000 Fine on Waseem Rizvi For Plea Seeking Removal of 26 Verses From Quran

Meanwhile, the Supreme Court today adjourned the final hearing in the Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir case to February 8, 2018. The court was hearing a batch of petitions challenging a 2010 Allahabad High Court verdict on the Ayodhya title suit that had divided the disputed Babri Masjid site between the Nirmohi Akhara, Lord Ram deity and the Sunni Waqf board. The three-judge bench of the high court, by a 2:1 majority, had said the land be partitioned equally among the three parties. Also Read - Supreme Court Reverts to Virtual Hearings After 50% Staff Test COVID Positive