articles by Om Prakash

India

Did Babur even visit Ayodhya? Historians remain divided on Mughal emperor's role in Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir dispute

There is an interesting chapter in renowned Hindi author Kamleshwar’s novel Kitne Pakistan — in which several important historical figures are brought to court, put into the witness box and asked to narrate their version of history — where Babur, the founder of the Mughal Empire, is testifying on the Ayodhya dispute.