UP Sunni Waqf Board will not go for any review of the SC order or file any curative petition, says Zafar Farooqui, Chairman of Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board
We welcome this decision of Supreme Court. This case was going on for decades and it has reached the right conclusion. This should not be seen as a win or loss.We also welcome everyone's efforts to maintain peace and harmony in society, says Bhagwat
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday thanked his Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan for understanding India's sentiment on the issue of the Kartarpur Sahib corridor.
The corridor links Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan, the final resting place of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev, to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in this Punjab district.
Zafaryab Jillani said that legal aspect of the judgement is being studied. After proper consultation; it would be decided whether to file review petition or not. He termed the judgement contradictory. Giving entire disputed land to Hindus was not justified.
Randeep Surjewala, Congress says, Supreme Court's verdict has come, we are in favour of the construction of Ram Temple. This judgement not only opened the doors for the temple's construction but also closed the doors for BJP and others to politicise the issue.
Iqbal Ansari, one of the litigants in Ayodhya case says,I am happy that Supreme Court has finally delivered a verdict, I respect the judgement of the court.
In view of the Ayodhya verdict, the Delhi Police on Saturday said prohibitory orders have been issued to maintain public order in the national capital.
"Delhi Police will initiate strict legal action against mischief mongers or those found indulging in any activity which may adversely affect the peace and public order. "Activities on social media platforms will be under observation and Delhi Police advises that such platforms should be used with discretion, and users should restrain from spreading any disharmony, hatred or enmity," police said in an advisory.
Prohibitory orders have also been issued, they said.
Supreme Court orders that Central Govt within 3-4 months formulate scheme for setting up of trust and hand over the disputed site to it for construction of temple at the site and a suitable alternative plot of land measuring 5 acres at Ayodhya will be given to Sunni Wakf Board.
Suit 3 by Nirmohi Akhara dismissed as barred by limitation. Suit 4 and suit 5 within limitation. Central Govt should within 3 months formulate a scheme envisaging setting up of Trust Possession of inner and outer courtyards to be handed over to the Trust.
Muslims to get alternate land. Wrong committed must be limited since the Babri mosque was brought down: SC
There is no evidence that Muslims abandoned mosque.Hindus always believed birthplace of Lord Ram was in inner courtyard of mosque. Clearly established that Muslims offered prayer inside inner courtyard&Hindus offered prayers in outer courtyard, says SC
The outer courtyard became a focal point of worshipping by Hindus Riots of 1934 indicate that the possession of inner courtyard became a matter of serious contention Muslims have not been able to establish possessory title to inner courtyard, Supreme Court.
From documentary evidence it emerges that prior to 1857, there was no exclusion of Hindus from worshipping at the site, Supreme Court.
There is evidence that Ram Chabutra, Sita Rasoi was worshipped by the Hindus before the British came. Evidence in the records shows that Hindus were in the possession of outer court of the disputed land, says Supreme Court
After the underlying struture was built, there was an intervening period of 400 years. And it has not been proved that the underlying structure was a temple, says Supreme Court
Title should be decided based on evidence in a court of law. Title cannot be established based on faith and belief, SC.
Finding of title cannot be based only on Expert report of ASI, says Supreme Court. Title to the land should be decided based on settled legal principles, says Supreme Court.
“ASI has not found any evidence to show that the pillars found in the mosque had any thing to do with the underlying structure. They have not answered if a Hindu temple was demolished to make way for a Mosque,”Supreme Court
There is adequate material in ASI report to conclude the following: Babri Masjid not constructed on vacant land. There was a structure underlying the disputed structure. The underlying structure was not an Islamic structure, Supreme Court.
“The nature of the excavated items could lead to the conclusion that a temple was there below but the ASI does not ascertain it”
Archeology is a practice but not a matter of deduction, but to reject it would be against the discipline
The claim of Nirmohi Akhara is only of management. Nirmohi Akhara is not a Shabait, rules Supreme Court
"Court should preserve balance", Supreme Court. "Mosque built by Mir Baqi on order of Babur". "Idols were placed in the mosque in 1949", says Supreme Court
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi says, We have dismissed the Special Leave Petition(SLP) filed by Shia Waqf Board challenging the order of 1946 Faizabad Court
The law must stand apart from political contentions. The law must preserve balance and the freedom of one must not infringe that of others. Pleadings in suit 5, the plaintiffs also agree that Babur built the mosque. The idols of Lord Ram was placed inside the mosque of Dec 22 1949 intervening night
“Hum shaanti ke paksh mein shuru se hain, main barabar shanti ka pujari hoon. We all should abide by the verdict of the Supreme Court,”said Adhir Ranjan Choudhary,Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha
Ayodhya District Magistrate, Anuj Kumar Jha said, Keeping the disputed site safe is our priority, we have made adequate arrangements for it, forces have been deployed in the city. Everything is normal in the city, we will keep an eye on negative elements.
60 companies of paramilitary force, RPF and PAC and 1200 police constables, 250 Sub-inspectors, 20 Dy-SPs & 2 SPs deployed. Double layer barricading, public address system, 35 CCTVs&10 drones deployed for security surveillance
Uttar Pradesh government on Friday transferred five IAS officers, with one of them being posted as Commissioner of Ayodhya.
Infrastructure and Industrial Development Department Secretary Mahendra Prasad Agrawal has been posted as special officer to Ayodhya circle. He will be the Ayodhya Circle Commissioner from November, according to the order.
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat to address the media at 1 pm today, following Supreme Court judgment in Ayodhya land case.
“We have taken confidence building measures, we did around 10,000 meetings across the state with religious leaders & citizens. We are appealing to people of the state to not spread rumors on social media,” says Uttar Pradesh DGP OP Singh
Security has been beefed up in Ayodhya and adjoining areas ahead of the Supreme Court verdict on the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri masjid title suit and the administration is keeping strict vigil in 31 districts of Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Saturday.
The Uttar Pradesh government has created temporary jails in every district while internet services may be banned in some places to check spread of rumours through social media.
The Union Home Ministry is in regular correspondence with the state government and has provided 4,000 central paramilitary personnel for deployment in Uttar Pradesh, a senior official said.
Jamia Millia Islamia Friday night said there will be no classes in the varsity on November.
Sources said it is a precautionary measure taken in view of the Ayodhya verdict on Saturday.
"No classes will be held tomorrow (Saturday) and Sunday in @jmiu_official," the varsity tweeted.
On Friday, the varsity's vice-chancellor had appealed for peace and harmony ahead of the Supreme Court verdict on the sensitive issue
All schools and colleges in the state to remain closed today. Mobile internet service suspended in Bharatpur till 6 am tomorrow ahead of verdict on Ayodhya land dispute case today.
After the Supreme Court's announcement that it will deliver the verdict in the Ayodhya title dispute case on Saturday, the administration in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya said that heavy deployment of security has made in the temple town, particularly the areas having mixed populations, and barricades set up on district borders