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Ayodhya Verdict Live Updates: Entire Disputed Land Goes to Hindus for Ram Mandir, Muslims to Get 5 Acres of Alternate Land

Ayodhya Verdict Live Updates: Entire Disputed Land Goes to Hindus for Ram Mandir, Muslims to Get 5 Acres of Alternate Land :- It’s been a big day in Indian History as the Supreme Court of India is going to deliver the judgment in the Ayodhya matter today. There’s been a massive crowd gathered outside Court Room 1 of the Supreme Court where the 5-judge Constitutional bench is soon going to deliver the judgment in the Ayodhya case.

Ayodhya Verdict Live Updates

 

 

 


Today, a five-judge bench of the Supreme Court is going to deliver the judgment in Ayodhya land dispute case in less than an hour. There’s been many security personnel those are being briefed at the Supreme Court premises.

Here are the latest Updates:

6: 30 am: The Supreme Court is all set to pronounce the verdict of Ayodhya on Saturday in the politically sensitive case of Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya.

The judgment is going to be announced at 10.30 am by a five-judge constitutional bench led by CJI Ranjan Gogoi and comprises of justices SA Bobde, DY Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan as well as S Abdul Nazeer.

7:00 am: Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Om Prakash Singh notified that many confidence building measures have been taken by the cops. He said, “We did around 10,000 meetings across the state with religious leaders and citizens. We are appealing to the people of the state to not spread rumors on social media.”

In addition to that there is a heavy security deployment located outside Supreme Court, and ahead of the verdict Gogoi’s security cover was raised to that of Z-security.

Ayodhya Case History

The bench had on 16 October had reserved the judgment after marathon hearing of 40 days. The apex court had on 6 August began regular proceedings in the case as the intercession proceedings which was introduced to find the amicable resolution had failed.

Ayodhya Case Result

7:10 am: Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Om Prakash Singh notified that many confidence building measures have been taken by the cops. He said, “We did around 10,000 meetings across the state with religious leaders and citizens. We are appealing to the people of the state to not spread rumors on social media.”

7: 20 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on late Friday also tweeted about the Supreme Court’s likely verdict on Saturday as well as he stated that keeping the honour of the judiciary was supreme regardless of the decision of the court.

In a series of three tweets, PM Modi tweeted that in the past few months throughout the hearing of the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, “efforts made by all sections of the society to maintain an atmosphere of goodwill are greatly appreciated.”

He further tweeted, “Keeping the honor of the judiciary of the country paramount, all the sides of the society, socio-cultural organizations, all the parties who have made efforts to create a harmonious and positive atmosphere in the past are welcome. Even after the decision of the court, we all have to maintain harmony together. Whatever decision of Supreme Court will come on Ayodhya, it will not be a victory or defeat of anyone. My appeal to the countrymen is that it should be the priority of all of us that this decision should further strengthen the great tradition of peace, unity and goodwill of India.”

7: 42 am: The BJP has reportedly planned a meeting on Saturday of senior leaders at the Delhi headquarters at 10.30 am, in view of the Supreme Court judgment in the Ayodhya land issue. Congress on the other hand would also be meeting on Saturday morning at 9.45 am in order to discuss its policy in the wake of the Ayodhya verdict by the Supreme Court.

7: 55 am: In view of Ayodhya verdict, papers for Chartered Accountancy postponed. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India said, “In view of the reports gathered through electronic media about closure of school and colleges at various parts of the country, ALL EXAMINATIONS of the ICAI namely Foundation Paper 1, Final Paper 5, IRM Paper1, INTT AT and DISA ET Paper scheduled for Saturday, 9 November 2019 on all India basis and abroad stand postponed to a later date which shall be announced separately,”

8: 00 am: News Broadcasters Association says ‘no visuals of either celebration or protests’ should be aired on TV channels and said that extra care and caution “needs to be exercised to ensure that the telecast of any news relating to it should not be sensational, inflammatory or provocative.”

In addition to that, the statement further reads, “basic guideline to be adhered to during telecasting news is that all such news should conform strictly to subserving the public interest of maintaining communal harmony and preservation of the secular ethos of the country.”

While issuing a list of guidelines, the NBA also stated that “no visuals need be shown depicting celebration of protest by persons” in respect to the Ayodhya matter.

8:20 am: Om Prakash Singh, Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) notified that many confidence building measures have been taken by the cops. He stated, “We did around 10,000 meetings across the state with religious leaders and citizens. We are appealing to the people of the state to not spread rumours on social media.”

8: 50 am: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tweeted on Saturday morning, “Whatever the decision of the court in this hour, we all have the responsibility to maintain the thousands of years old tradition of unity, social harmony and mutual love of the country”. She further added, “This is Mahatma Gandhi’s country. It is our duty to abide by the message of peace and non-violence.”

9: 10 am: Union Home Minister Amit Shah at his residence in New Delhi has called a high level security meeting. As per to the reports, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval, Intelligence Bureau (IB) Chief, Arvind Kumar, as well as other senior officials are going to attend the meeting.

9:30 am: Ahead of the Ayodhya verdict, CJI Ranjan Gogoi has left his residence for Supreme Court. There is a heavy security deployment outside Supreme Court, and Gogoi’s security cover was also upgraded to that of Z-security.

9: 40 am: Massive crowd has gathered outside Court Room 1 of the Supreme Court where the 5-judge Constitutional bench are going to deliver the judgment in the Ayodhya case.

10:12 am: CJI Ranjan Gogoi is reportedly on his way to the court right now.

10:28 am: The doors of courtroom have been opened and crowd of lawyers as well as journalists have rushed in, Bar and Bench reports.

10: 32 am: The Bench assembles. Pronouncement of judgment has been now finally started. ​CJI Ranjan Gogoi, “We would request silence please.”

‘The Ayodhya judgment will be an unanimous judgment.’ Pronouncement of judgment is going to last for half an hour, the bench says.

10: 40 am: “This Court set up under Constitutional scheme should defer from interfering with faith and belief of worshippers,” the five-judge bench said. “Secularism basic feature of the Constitution.”

10:48 am: There is ample material in ASI report in order to conclude the following, says the Supreme Court. “Babri Masjid not constructed on vacant land. There was a structure underlying the disputed structure.” “The underlying structure was not an Islamic structure,” holds the Supreme Court.

10: 52 am: “The ASI report can be lent credence to the underlying structure was dated 12th Century. But the ASI report hasn’t said the underlying structure was a specific temple. The ASI report that a temple inside is supported by evidence. However, ASI did not say whether a temple was demolished to build another structure. Hindus consider Ayodhya as birthplace of Lord Ram. Faith and belief of Hindus that Lord Ram was born under the inner dome, Faith of Hindus is undisputed that Lord Ram was born in Ayodhya.” : Supreme Court

10: 58 am: “Both Hindu and Muslim witnesses indicate that Hindus and Muslims were offering prayers at the disputed site. Whether a belief is justified is beyond judicial inquiry. Once faith is established, courts should defer to it,” the Supreme Court said.

11:11 am: “Temple structure and mosque building is separated by four centuries. Therefore it will be decided by civil law,” the Supreme Court observed.

“Once the court has the material that the faith is genuine, the court must not interfere and acknowledge it,” Supreme Court held. “Value of a secular Constitution lies in mutual deference.”

11:15 am: The five-judge bench also said that the cross exam of witness did not lead to any decision. “Whether belief is justified is beyond judicial inquiry. Travelogues also evidenced age old belief that Lord Ram was born there. Gazetteer can also provide corroborative materials. Courts must be circumspect from drawing negative inference. Titles can’t be established only on the basis of faith and belief.”

11: 20 am: The Supreme Court said, title should be decided on the basis of evidence in a court of law. Title cannot be established based on faith as well as belief. “Suit 4 of Sunni Board is a suit for possession and is covered by Article 142 of Limitation Act.”

11:22 am: A suitable plot of land which will measure 5 acres is going to be handed over to Sunni Waqf Board either by Central government or state government. Sunni Wakf Board at liberty to construct a mosque at the selected land.

11:25 am: Centre is going to hand over the disputed site to the Board of trustees as well as a suitable alternate plot of land measuring five acres at Ayodhya will be given to Sunni Waqf Board. In the scheme by Board of trustees, suitable representation be given to Nirmohi Akhara.