The Babri Masjid judgment epitomises a larger structural linkage between the neoliberal transformation and Hindutva, a process which is underway in Indian society for last two decades. In this framework, Hindutva manifests itself in multiple forms and affects Muslims as well as other working and oppressed people in vicious ways. Subsequently, the struggle against Hindutva has to be an integral part of social justice and modernist concerns.
It is time to reinforce our belief in the core secular ideas of modernity and socialism. This is what should be said loudly after Babri judgment, not going back but moving forward.
A blog-post on the oft repeated call for "reconciliation" after the Ayodhya verdict.
Rhetorically speaking, the verdict of the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court was an act that was as worse as the 1992 demolition of the Babri Masjid. Why? A blog entry.