SC awards Ayodhya site for Ram Temple

    Supreme Court (File photo)

    New Delhi (NVI): In a landmark judgement on the politically sensitive disputed Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case which was pending for decades, the Supreme Court has awarded the disputed site in Ayodhya for the constrution of a temple while ordering the government to allot a five-acre plot at a prominent site in Ayodhya for the Muslims where a new mosque can be built.

    This is part of Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit judgment pronounced by a constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. The Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid verdict was unanimous. The Constitution bench also comprised Justices SA Bobde, DY Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer

    Elaborate security arrangements have been made across the country to avoid any untoward incident after the Supreme Court’s historic judgement in the case.

    The Supreme Court today also dismissed the appeal of the Shia Waqf Board in the case and held that the land belongs to the government as per revenue records.

    The apex court said a trust should be formed within three months for the construction of the temple.

    -nad