Today on 9th November 10:30 AM, the Supreme Court’s judges announced the Ayodhya verdict. In this historic judgement, Supreme court allotted the disputed land for Lord Ram temple and asked government to create a committee to build temple and provide 5 acre of alternate land to sunni waqf board to build mosque.
Most of the prominent leaders and peoples have responded by accepting the Supreme Court’s verdict and shown faith in Indian judiciary. PM Shri Narendra Modi responded to verdict by saying “The Supreme Court has delivered its verdict on the Ayodhya dispute. The decision should not be viewed as someone’s victory of defeat. Ram bhakti or Rahim Bhakti, this is the time for us to strengthen the spirit of ‘Bharat Bhakti’. I urge people to maintain peace and harmony”.
“SC’s Ayodhya judgment is notable due to several reasons – It highlights that any dispute can be amicably solved in the spirit of due process of law. It reaffirms the independence, transparency and farsightedness of our judiciary. It clearly illustrates everybody is equal before the law.”—PM Modi
“The halls of justice have amicably concluded a matter going on for decades. Every side, every point of view was given adequate time and opportunity to express differing points of view. This verdict will further increase people’s faith in judicial processes.”—PM Modi
“The calm and peace maintained by 130 crore Indians in the run-up to today’s verdict manifests India’s inherent commitment to peaceful coexistence. May this very spirit of unity and togetherness power the development trajectory of our nation. May every Indian be empowered.” – PM Modi
There are other responses by many prominent leaders and parties.
“RSS welcomes Supreme Court’s ruling and we appreciate the efforts of everyone, right from government machinery to the society, in maintaining peace and harmony during the proceedings. It’s time to put everything behind us and work together towards building a grand temple and urged the people of India to maintain law and order.”—RS Chief Mohan Bhagwat
“We welcome the decision of the Honorable Supreme Court. I appeal all to help maintain peace and harmony in the country. The Uttar Pradesh government is committed towards maintaining an atmosphere of peace and security in the state.”— UP CM Yogi Adityanath
“We respect the verdict of the Supreme Court in the Ayodhya case. We appeal to all the parties concerned and to all communities to abide by the secular values and spirit of fraternity enshrined in our Constitution and to maintain peace and harmony. It is the responsibility of each one of us to reaffirm our tradition of mutual respect and unity among all that has defined our society through the ages.”—Congress
“Supreme Court’s judgment should be welcomed by everyone, it will be beneficial for the social harmony. There should be no further dispute on this issue that is my appeal to the people.” – Nitish Kumar
“We respect the judgment but are not satisfied, will decide further course of action.”—Sunni Waqf Board
“The judiciary is supreme and everyone should respect the decision. It is the time to present a united face before the world because entire world is looking at India today.”— Dargah Deewan Zainul Abedin Ali Khan said.