A Ram temple razed to build a mosque or a mosque razed to build a Ram temple?

The dispute surrounding a site in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, has been contentious for more than 150 years now. It has claimed thousands of lives already, but no solution seems to be in sight anytime soon.

On the 24th anniversary of the unfortunate razing of the Babri mosque on the side on December 6, 1992, here’s a timeline that takes you through all the tumultuous events since the site first saw recorded religious clashes in 1853.