On November 9, the Supreme Court delivered a 1,045-page judgment on the title suit of the land where the Babri Masjid once stood. Outlook spoke to legal luminaries to seek their views on the Ayodhya verdict.
The trust constituted by the Uttar Pradesh State Sunni Central Waqf Board to construct the mosque is in the process of setting up an office in the state capital, which will be functional in 10-12 days.
'Everyone has excepted the verdict given by the Supreme Court. I appeal to shiv sainiks to celebrate the verdict without hurting anybody's sentiments. The other side..' said Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray said.
In a unanimous verdict, the court paved the way for the construction of a Ram temple at the disputed site at Ayodhya, and directed the Centre to allot an alternative 5-acre plot to the Sunni Waqf Board for building a new mosque at a "prominent" place in the holy town in Uttar Pradesh.