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Birds home in on Babri Masjid
With history and beliefs, law and politics, all muddled together, Ayodhya had become so complex that one could not distinguish between fact and fiction. When rathyatras proceeded, spawning communal riots in their wake, academics felt that their knowledge was a burden. Historians, social scientists and researchers were reaching the realization that the only thing to be done politically is to convey to the people what they had learned, searched for and discovered.