Ayodhya Verdict: Supreme Court to deliver a historical judgment on the land dispute today
The tension prevails all over the country as the Supreme Court is all set to deliver its historic verdict on the country's most unforgettable issue of Ayodhya land dispute.
The tension prevails all over the country as the Supreme Court is all set to deliver its historic verdict on the country's most unforgettable issue of Ayodhya land dispute. With the problem linked to Indian social and religious aspect, the central govt has announced high alert across the country and security has been tightened.in the wake of the verdict. The country is eagerly awaiting the verdict The five-member constitutional bench headed by Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Justice Ranjan Gogoi will deliver the decision at 10:30 am.
In this backdrop, the centre has provided Z plus protection for Chief Justice. There is Surveillance on social media post across the country. It warned that there would be harsh action if posts and messages were sent to incite violence and hatred.
On the other hand, many political leaders and religious elders have appealed to the public to respect the verdict and protect the peace. The police have also held meetings with Hindu and Muslim religious leaders at various locations throughout the country.
The controversy over the 2.77-acre site in Ayodhya has been going on for 134 years between Hindu and Muslim. In 2010, the Allahabad High Court ruled that the land should be divided equally between Sunni Waqford, Nirmohi Akhada and Ramlalla. The Supreme Court has set up an arbitration committee consisting of former judge Justice FM Khalifullah, spiritual guru Shri Sri Ravi Shankar and senior counsel Shriram Shaku for a harmonious settlement of the Ayodhya dispute. However, after a lengthy trial, the Supreme Court's verdict will be issued after the efforts of this committee have failed.
The five-member constitutional hearing of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice SA Bobde, Justice DY Chandrachud, Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice Abdul Nazir has been in place since August 6. The trial, which lasted for 40 consecutive days, ended on October 16. The verdict was kept in reserve after the hearing. The Keshavananda Bharti case, one of the milestones in the history of the Supreme Court, went on for 68 days.
This was followed by the most protracted trial case, the Ayodhya records. Justice Ranjan Gogoi is set to retire on November 17 and is set to appear in court on an extraordinary holiday Saturday. In 1885, Mahant Raghuvardas filed a petition in the Faizabad district court seeking permission to build a shrine in the Ramchabutra area. Mohammed Asghar opposed it as Babri Masjid Mutawali. The district court dismissed the Raghuvardas lawsuit after the trial.
The court thought that the sanction for the construction of the shrine would spark communal violence. The same was recalled during the 2010 judgment by the Allahabad High Court.
It remains to be seen whether today's verdict will resolve the Ayodhya dispute.