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    Babri case: Oldest litigant Mohd Hashim Ansari passes away

Ninety-six -year-old Mohammad Hashim Ansari, the oldest litigant in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri mosque dispute, passed away Wednesday morning at his residence in Ayodhya after prolonged illness.

He was suffering from heart ailments for a long time.Ansari's son Iqbal said, his father Hashim Ansari took his last breath at his residence at 5:30 am Wednesday.

His health was not well for the past 6 years and had undergone for surgery too. Ansari had been associated with the disputed case of Babri mosque since Dec 1949.

Ansari was the first to file the suit in the court of civil judge of Faizabad on the Babri mosque dispute matter.

Along with 6 other members Hashim Ansari became main plaintiff in the 'Ayodhya title suit' filed by the Sunni Central Waqf Board in the court of Faizabad civil judge in 1961.

The other 5 plaintiffs name were Mohammad Farooq, Shahabuddin, Maulana Nisaar, Mahmood Sahab and Hashim Ansari.

Soon after the verdict of Allahabad High Court in 2010, Ansari had requested for burying the dispute and making "a fresh start".

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