The Liberhan Commission of Inquiry that probed the 1992 razing of the Babri mosque found 68 people culpable for leading the country to the brink of communal discord. This includes Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who later became the prime minister.

The names (in the order given by the Commission):

1. Acharya Dharamendra Dev, Dharam Sansad

2. Acharya Giriraj Kishore, VHP

3. A.K. Saran, IG. Security, Uttar Pradesh

4. Akhilesh Mehrotra, Additional Superintendent of Police, Faizabad

5. Ashok Singhal, VHP

6. Ashok Sinha, Secretary, Tourism, Uttar Pradesh

7. Atal Bihari Vajpayee, BJP

8. Badri Prasad Toshniwal, VHP

9. Baikunth Lal Sharma, VHP

10. Balasaheb Thackeray, Shiv Sena

11. B.P. Singhal, VHP

12. Braham Dutt Divedi, BJP, Revenue Minister, Uttar Pradesh

13. Champat Rai, Local Construction Manager

14. Dau Dayal Khanna, BJP

15. D.B. Roy, Senior Superintendent of Police, Faizabad

16. Devraha Baba, Sant Samaj

17. Gurjan Singh, VHP/RSS

18. G.M. Lodha, BJP

19. S. Govindacharya, RSS

20. H.V. Sheshadri, RSS

21. Jai Bhhagwan Goyal, Shiv Sena

22. Jai Bhan Singh Pawaria, Bajrang Dal

23. K.S. Sudarshan, RSS

24. Kalraj Mishra, BJP

25. Kalyan Singh, BJP (Chief Minister)

26. Khushabhau Thakre, RSS

27. Lalji Tandon, BJP, Energy Minister, Uttar Pradesh

28. Lallu Singh Chauhan, BJP

29. L.K. Advani, BJP

30. Mahant Avaidyanath, Hindu Mahasaba

31. Mahant Nritya Gopal Das, Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas

32. Mahant Paramhans Ram Chander Dass, VHP

33. Moreshwar Dinanant Save, Shiv Sena

34. Morpanth Pingale, Shiv Sena

35. Murli Manohar Joshi, BJP

36. Om Pratap Singh

37. Onkar Bhava, VHP

38. Pramod Mahajan, BJP

39. Parveen Togadia, VHP

40. Prabhat Kumar, Principal Secretary, Home, Uttar Pradesh

41. Purshottam Narain Singh, VHP

42. Rajendra Gupta, Minister, Uttar Pradesh

43. Rajender Singh alias Rajju Bhayya RSS

44. Ram Shankar Agnihotri, VHP

45. Ram Vilas Vedanti, Sant Samaj

46. R.K. Gupta, BJP, Finance Minister, Uttar Pradesh

47. R.N. Shrivastava, District Magistrate, Faizabad

48. Sadhvi Ritambara, Sant Samaj

49. Shankar Singh Vaghela, BJP

50. Satish Pradhan, Shiv Sena

51. Shri Chander Dikshit, BJP

52. Sita Ram Agarwal

53. S.P. Gaur, Commissioner, Uttar Pradesh

54. Sunder Singh Bhandari, BJP

55. Surya Pratap Sahi, Minister, Uttar Pradesh

56. Swami Chinmayanand, VHP

57. Swami Sachidanand Sakshi alias Sakshiji Maharaj, BJP

58. S.V.M. Tripathi, Director General of Police, Uttar Pradesh

59. Swami Satmit Ramji, Sant Samaj

60. Swami Satyanandji, Sant Samaj

61. Swami Vam Devji, Sant Samaj

62. Uma Bharti, VHP

63. U.P. Bajpayee, Deputy Inspector General, Faizabad

64. Vijaya Raje Scindia, BJP

65. V.K. Saxena, Chief Secretary, Uttar Pradesh

66. Vinay Katiyar, RSS

67. Vishnu Hari Dalmia, VHP

68. Youdh Nath Pandey, Shiv Sena

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