Legal Ayodhya Verdict: Supreme Court allows construction of Ram Mandir on disputed land subject to conditions; says give alternate land to Muslims Updated : November 11, 2019 07:25 AM IST The history of the dispute dates way back to 1853 when the first incident of communal violence over the Ayodhya issue was recorded. The case had been keenly contested in various courts since the demolition of Babri Masjid in 1992 and has been driving the politics of the country in one way or the other. More than 2,000 people have been killed in the Hindu-Muslim riots that followed the demolition of Babri Masjid in 1992 by Hindu groups. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.