Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat soon after the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya land dispute held a media briefing and thanked the people for accepting the Supreme Court decision and also maintaining peace and brotherhood in the country. Bhagwat said that the verdict should not be viewed as a win or loss for any side but instead should be seen as a decision to strengthen the unity of India. The Supreme Court on Saturday pronounced that the entire disputed land will be given to Hindus to build a temple whereas the Muslim side will be given a 5-acre land in prominent and suitable;le area of Ayodhya.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat while addressing the media said, "I thank the people for maintaining peace and brotherhood while accepting the supreme court's judgement. I also extend my wishes to the entire Indian population who has been waiting patiently for the verdict. This judgement should not be viewed as a win or loss for anyone instead it should be viewed as a decision to strengthen the unity and brotherhood of India. I request everyone to celebrate their happiness while not hurting anyone's sentiments and observing law and order. I believe that the government will soon observe the instructions as the directed by the Supreme Court in its verdict that ended a long-lasting dispute. Forgetting everything that has happened in past, I believe all of us should come together to fulfil our duties in the construction of the temple at Ram Janmabhoomi."
Pronouncing the landmark judgment in the Ayodhya dispute case, the Supreme Court on Saturday, delivered a unanimous judgment in the 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. Apart from this, the SC 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 govt or the State govt, in a suitable and prominent place in Ayodhya.