Chief Minister of Goa Pramod Sawant on Saturday said that all people should respect the Supreme Court judgement in the Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case. Speaking to a news agency, Sawant said, "I appeal to all people in Goa which is a peace-loving state to respect the Supreme Court judgment." Sawant added, "I am very happy to share that since the morning, there has been no untoward incident in the state." Ahead of the apex court verdict, the state government had imposed Section 144 to ensure no untoward incident happens.
The Goa Chief Minister also took to Twitter to share his views on the Ayodhya verdict:
A historic judgement by Hon’ble Supreme Court on #Ayodhya. We should all accept the unanimous SC decision on Shri Ram Janmabhoomi and collectively work towards strengthening brotherhood amongst the communities.— Dr. Pramod Sawant (@DrPramodPSawant) November 9, 2019
Acting Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis hailed the Supreme Court’s verdict on the Ayodhya dispute. He said the decision upholds the unity and strengthens the country’s multilingual and religious harmony. “I welcome the verdict of the Supreme Court. It will strengthen the country’s multilingual,inter-religious harmony. This verdict is going to solidify the general public’s belief in the justice system,” he said. Thanking the people of Maharashtra for maintaining peace, law, and order, he further said the decision is not a victory or defeat for anyone. “For future also, my request is that all religions and communities should readily accept this outcome. Everyone should contribute to maintaining peace and harmony," he added.
The Supreme Court on Saturday delivered a unanimous judgment in the title suit of the disputed area awarding it to the Hindus 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. The Court also stated that an alternate land of 5-acres is to be allotted to Muslims for the liberty of constructing a mosque, either by the central government or the State government.