Acquitting all 32 accused, the CBI court ruled there was no evidence that demolition was a conspiracy.
Krishanu Mitra traced the shrinking of space for dissent within his own party which prompted him to quit both BJP and RSS.
It is a mark of Mukherjee’s ambition that a long innings ending with India’s highest constitutional post is viewed through the lens of what might have been.
Leaders of Narendra Modi's party are celebrating the demolition, which the Supreme Court had called a crime that 'shook the secular fabric of the Constitution'.
The demolition of the temple on the outskirts of Nagpur reveals the hollowness of the BJP and RSS’s agenda, say critics.
Azad also demanded a ban on the RSS in a rally held in front of the RSS's administrative headquarters in Nagpur
The local police had denied permission for Chandrashekhar Azad's rally in front of RSS's Smruti Mandir in Reshimbag, citing law and order issues.
"When Sangh says Hindu, it includes those who believe India is their motherland, love India, its people, water, land, animals and forests," Bhagwat said.
The people booked are members of the governing body of the Sri Rama Vidya Kendra in Kalladka Village, near Mangalore in Karnataka.
With Fadnavis back in a key role in Maharashtra with RSS backing, many OBC leaders have clearly indicated their displeasure.