Bharatiya Janata Party leader Uma Bharti, one of the politicians accused of criminal conspiracy in the Babri Masjid demolition case, has said that she would “prefer to hang than seek bail” in the case if found guilty, The Hindu reported on Tuesday.
A special Central Bureau of Investigation court will pronounce judgement in the case on Wednesday, almost 28 years after the demolition of Babri Masjid.
Bharti made the remarks in a letter to BJP National President Jagat Prakash Nadda on September 26. Nadda announced new office-bearers for the saffron party on the same day and dropped Bharti as a vice-president of the BJP. In her letter, written before the political rejig, Bharti said it was okay if her decision not to seek bail if found guilty in the case made Nadda drop her from his team.
“I am proud of my participation in the Ayodhya movement and seeking bail would, I…