SC’s Verdict on Ayodhya Title Suit Has Brought a New Dawn: Modi
PM Modi tweeted that the Ayodhya verdict should not be seen as a win or loss for anybody.
The Supreme Court judgment on the Ayodhya issue has heralded a “new dawn” and should not be seen as win or loss for anybody, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, 9 November. He stressed that India’s credo of unity in diversity was visible in its totality as all sections of society accepted the verdict with an open heart.
Addressing the nation after the verdict in the politically and communally sensitive case was pronounced, Modi invoked the fall of Berlin wall on 9 November 1989 and also referred to the inauguration of the Kartarpur Corridor earlier in the day to assert that the message of the day is for everyone to come together to surge ahead.
The fall of the Berlin wall brought two contrasting ideologies together while both India and Pakistan played a role in the development of the corridor, he noted.
Modi urged people to shun any fear, bitterness and negativity and come together to build a new India.
" ... And now, with today's verdict on Ayodhya, this date – 9 November – teaches us the power of staying united and growing together. Today is about the message of integration and emerging victorious together,” he said.
Hailing the Supreme Court for delivering the verdict on an important issue “which has a history of hundreds of years”, he pointed out that the entire country wanted the court to hear the matter daily and it happened.
“For the Indian judiciary, it is a golden day. The Supreme Court heard everyone with patience and delivered a unanimous verdict,” Modi said in his 11-minute address.
Earlier in the day, he said that the verdict “strengthened the spirit of Rashtra Bhakti.”
He added that the verdict should not be seen as a win or loss for anybody.
The apex court cleared the way for the construction of a Ram Temple at the disputed site at Ayodhya, and directed the Centre to allot a 5-acre plot to the Sunni Waqf Board for building a mosque.
The apex court said the mosque should be constructed at a "prominent site" and a trust should be formed within three months for the construction of the temple at the site many Hindus believe Lord Ram was born.
Home Minister Amit Shah Applauds The Judicial System
In a series of tweets, Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah appealed to people of all communities and religions to accept the Supreme Court’s decision. He also applauded the judicial system.
Everyone Should Support Unity and Amity: UP CM
Welcoming the judgment, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath appealed to the people to maintain unity and amity.
“We welcome the Supreme Court verdict. Everyone should support for unity and amity in the country. In UP, the government is committed to maintain peace and security,” Adityanath tweeted in Hindi.
In one of the most important and most anticipated judgements in India's history, a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi put an end to the more-than-a-century-old dispute that has riven the social fabric of the nation.
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