January – Centre acquires total 67.7 acre land around the site through Acquisition of Certain Area of Ayodhya Act, 1993
President SD Sharma sends Presidential Reference to the SC to find out whether any temple existed beneath the disputed site. Or, whether the mosque was built after razing the temple, After deliberating on the reference, SC returns it saying that it can’t give its opinion.
March 11 – Mumbai blasts take place ‘in retaliation’ to Babri demolition, resulting in 257 dead and 1400 injured.
April 3- Acquisition of Certain Area of Ayodhya Act, 1993, is challenged by Ismail Faruqui in Supreme Court.