Ayodhya Dispute has come to an end on 9th November 2019. The Supreme Court has brought the historic case of Ayodhya-Babri Masjid Case to a settlement by declaring that the land will be handed to a trust build the temple along with 5 acre land to be given to the Sunni Waqf Board so as to build a mosque. The Constitution bench of five judges, with Ranjan Gogoi, being the head puts end to the dispute. With a journey of uncountable court hearings and trials, observing numerous protests & riots, leaders going to jails, Ayodhya case result has been declared.
- A board of Trustee to be created within three months to start building the temple
- The disputed land will now have the ownership of Government of India and will in turn be transferred to the Trust after its formation.
- Allahabad High Court’s decision(division) in 2010 has been declared incorrect
- Also, Demolition of Babri Masjid was a violation of law
- The Archaeology Survey of India’s evidence suggests that the Babri Masjid was constructed on a non Islamic structure
- The iron railings of 1856-57 separated the mosque courtyard from the outer courtyard, as per the verdict. This implies that the Hindus had the possession of outer courtyard. In fact, Hindus must have had access to inner courtyard of the mosque.
- Hence, the Court rejected the claim of the ownership of the Babri Masjid by Shia Waqf Board against the Sunni Waqf Board
The Hustle all around
With the type of communal tensions observed in the past in many areas, security was tightened. Vehicles were thoroughly checked, with elaborate security arrangements in many states, and identification of schools to have set up temporary jails. Implementation of section 144 in Mumbai and many areas of UP(prohibiting assembly of more than 4 people in an area), suspension of mobile internet services in many districts are some efforts of the government to check up on the hustle the declaration day must have created.
NaMo on the long awaited judgement, “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”
Claiming India to be the largest democracy with strength and vibrance, the PM says, “The way all categories of people have accepted the verdict with open hearts, it shows the strength of our unity and national character”.
Urging the citizens to be open about the Ayodhya Verdict, Mr. Modi says, “Anyone who is holding onto any bitterness, I request that they too give it up”.
His views state that a new dawn has come for all of us, and it is our time to team up so that the coming generation does not get affected by the dispute. He adds, “To move forward with confidence that we don’t leave anyone behind”.
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