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PM Modi, in his address said, now that the SC has given its verdict on Ayodhya land dispute, the responsibility of all the citizens of India has also increased

Written By Jitesh Vachhatani | Mumbai | Updated On:

Hours after the Supreme Court of India announced its verdict in the Ayodhya land dispute case, Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi addressed the entire country and said that today marks a golden chapter in the history of the judiciary of India. PM Modi, in his address said, now that the Supreme Court has given its verdict to build a temple on the disputed land, the responsibility of all the citizens of India has also increased. This comes after the Supreme Court announced its verdict in Ayodhya land dispute and pronounced that the disputed land will be given to Hindus to build temple whereas Muslims will be given a separate 5-acre land at a prominent and suitable area in Ayodhya.

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'It is essential to work towards a bright future' 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the country on Saturday said, "The Supreme Court has given its verdict in favour of Ram Mandir. Now, the responsibility of every citizen of the country to work towards the development of the country has now increased. Along with this, as a citizen, our responsibility to follow rules and regulations and maintain law and order has also increased as compared to early. Now, for the sake of the society, it is essential for every individual to work relentlessly towards a bright future of the entire country."

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PM Modi also spoke about India's 'Unity in Diversity' and extend his wishes to the entire country on the occasion of Eid on Sunday. "Our unity, our peace, our harmony, and our love is very significant for our country's development. We need to look towards our future, we need to work relentlessly for the future of India, there are many challenges that lie ahead, there are several aims, many destinations lie ahead, and all Indians need to walk together to achieve these goals. On this remarkable day, I again urge you all to move forward together and extend my warm wishes for all the upcoming festivals including the pious occasion of Eid tomorrow," PM Modi added.  

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Supreme Court verdict

Delivering the landmark judgment in the Ayodhya dispute case, the Supreme Court on Saturday, pronounced 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 construction of a mosque either by the central govt or the State govt at a suitable place in Ayodhya.

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