Supreme Court of India
Peace and calm prevails in Jharkhand after the apex court provided a unanimous verdict on Ram Janambhumi -Babri Masjid land dispute case that has been in the centre of a major political upheaval in India.
A 5-judge Constitutional Bench. headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, observed that Babri mosque was not built on vacant land. It has no Islamic origin, ruled SC.
"There is no clarity on temple demolition. But Faith of Hindus is justified, observed SC. There is no proof of Nawaz till 1856. Mosque was used for prayer later."
"While Sunni Muslims claimed Hindus prayed outside, Hindus claimed they always worshiped inside courtyard ...The structure underneath composite."
SC ruled that everybody "must accept the faith of worshippers ".ASI establishes massive structure and as such its report was upheld.
Alternate 5-acre land will be allotted to Muslims for building mosques. Allahabad High Court was wrong in dividing the land. Temple will be constructed on disputed land and must be given to Hindus. The trust will be formed to construct Ram Mandir
Provided 5 acres of land for building a mosque. It will be decided by the government in three months.
In Ranchi. hours before this judgment was passed, police and administrative officials had camped inside the Ranchi DC office. The security forces were deployed in full strength.
Traffic was normal. Since schools and colleges, as well as government offices, were closed on the weekend Saturday.