Ram Lalla’s ‘friend’ Triloki Nath Pandey Passes Away In Lucknow
Lucknow, Sep 25 (TNA) Ram Lalla’s “friend” Triloki Nath Pandey, who represented him from lwoer courts to the Supreme Court died at the age of 77 late on Friday at the Ram Manohar Lohia Medical Institute In Lucknow. Designated as the deity’s “next friend“ after the death of TP Varma in February 2008, Pandey was undwell for some time and had been undergoing treatment.
He played a prominent role in the Ram Janmabhoomi- Babri Masjid title dispute case title suit right from Faizabad district court up to the Supreme Court. Pandey, who originally belonged to Ballia district, joined the RSS in 1964. He was appointed the district pracharak of Ballia in 1975 and came to Ayodhya in 1983. Since then, he lived in Ayodhya.
Devki Nandan Agarwal, late judge of the Allahabad high court, filed a petition in the Faizabad district court on July 1, 1989, in connection with the Ayodhya dispute, on behalf of Ram Lalla Virajman (the deity). After his death, TP Varma took over the case. In February 2008, after Varma’s death, Pandey took over.