After the Supreme Court delivering its verdict on the Ayodhya land dispute case on Saturday, Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Amjad Basha urged people to accept the decision of the top court and to maintain brotherhood throughout the nation.
"We have said this earlier too that we would accept the verdict, whatever it is. Today, the court has given its verdict...we accept that. I am saying that we here in India should maintain brotherhood," he said while talking about India being a secular nation.
"I appeal to all the Muslims that we should accept the verdict. We should not take any step which betrays our secularism," he added. TDP MLC Md Shariff also said that the verdict of the Supreme Court must be respected.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and various other leaders also welcomed the top court's decision on the Ayodhya land dispute case. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter and called the Supreme Court's decision to be noteworthy.
SC’s Ayodhya Judgment is notable because:— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 9, 2019
It highlights that any dispute can be amicably solved in the spirit of due process of law.
It reaffirms the independence, transparency and farsightedness of our judiciary.
It clearly illustrates everybody is equal before the law.
The Supreme Court on Saturday delivered a unanimous judgment in the Ayodhya title suit of the disputed area, awarding it to the Hindu parties for the construction of a temple. It also directed the Centre to come up with a scheme within three months to set up a trust which will hand over the outer courtyard and inner courtyard of the site for construction of a temple.
"Central government shall form in three to four months a scheme for setting up of a trust. They shall make necessary arrangements for the management of trust and construction of the temple," Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said while reading out the verdict. In its order, the Supreme Court also asked the Central or State government to provide an alternate land of 5 acres to the Muslims for the construction of a mosque.
(With inputs from ANI)