A complaint has been filed at the Bar Council of India against senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan who served as the lead counsel for the Muslim parties during the Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid hearing, ANI has reported.
The complaint has filed by All India Hindu Mahasabha in connection with Dhavan’s rampage on the last day of the hearing yesterday (16 October) when he tore up documents and maps which were presented by the Hindu Mahasabha during the course of the hearing.
The lawyer for Hindu Mahasabha Vikas Singh presented a book authored by Kunal Kishore titled Ayodhya Revisited which puts forth the location of Lord Ram’s birthplace on the piece of land where Babri’s ruins currently stands.
This book incensed Rajeev Dhavan who after vehemently opposing its admission as evidence proceeded to tear it up. Even after an aghast Chief Justice tried to get him to stop, Dhavan continued this act.
This led the CJI to exclaim in anger, “ We could just get up and walk out”.
Despite facing rebuke, Dhavan decided to brazen it out by claiming that he merely wanted to throw the pages of the book away but “received permission from the CJI to tear them”.
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