Ayodhya Title Suit Live: All You Need To Know About The Ayodhya Verdict 
The five judge bench that decided the Ayodhya matter. From left to right, Justices Ashok Bhushan, SA Bobde, CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Dhananjay Chandrachud and SA Nazeer. (Image Courtesy: ANI)

Ayodhya Title Suit Live: All You Need To Know About The Ayodhya Verdict 

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All You Need To Know About Today's Ayodhya Verdict

In a historic judgment that settled the 500-year old Ayodhya Land Dispute, a five-judge Supreme Court bench ruled in the favour of Hindus. Here’s BloombergQuint’s detailed coverage for the day.

Supreme Court Makes Way For Ram Temple

In a unanimous decision, a five-judge bench of the Supreme Court ruled in favour of the Hindu parties in the Ayodhya Land Dispute. The disputed land will be handed over to a trust which will also have representation from the Nirmohi Akhara, the apex court said. It directed allotment of alternate land to the Muslims for construction of the mosque.

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Security Tightened Across India

Security has been tightened across India following the Supreme Court’s verdict on the decades-old Ayodhya land dispute case. The Section 144, which prohibits assembly of four or more people in an area, has been imposed in Mumbai, Bengaluru, Jammu & Kashmir and Rajasthan after the Ayodhya verdict. In Delhi and Uttar Pradesh, it had been imposed as a precautionary measure last night.

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Politicians React

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Supreme Court’s judgment on the disputed site at Ayodhya is notable as it “highlights that any dispute can be amicably solved in the spirit of due process of law”. He also exhorted Indians for the “calm and peace” maintained in the run-up to today’s verdict. That message of maintaining “calm and peace” came from all leaders from various parties, including Amit Shah, Congress Leaders, Asaduddin Owaisi, Rajnath Singh and others.

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Legal Views

While the Supreme Court has granted the land to the Hindu parties, it has also held that the destruction of the mosque was an illegal act. “I don’t think any court could have achieved such a fine balance, and that too, in the present circumstances”, argues Sajan Poovayya, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court. Soli Sorabjee, Mohan Parasaran and Subramanian Swamy also gave their legal views on the 1,045-page judgment.

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PM Modi Urges For A New, United India

On the historic day of the Ayodhya verdict, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation, urging the country to move towards a more united India.

The date of Nov. 9 has given us a lesson of unity, he said, reminding people that it is also the day the Kartarpur Corridor has been inaugurated. “Today’s events have showcased the unity in India’s diversity like few others,” he said. “Come, lets start a new beginning, the beginning of a new India.”

PM Modi's Message Of A United India

On the eve of the Ayodhya verdict, Prime Minister Modi said that the country has to move on to a united India. The date of Nov. 9 is giving us a lesson of unity, he said, reminding people that it is also the day the Kartarpur Corridor has been inaugurated. “Today’s events have showcased the unity in India’s diversity like few others,”he said.

“Come, let’s start a new beginning, the beginning of a new India”

History Is Being Written, Says PM Modi

Today's historic day and verdict has been gracefully accepted by the 1.25 crore citizens of the country. This is not taken from the pages of history, instead is being lived and written by the country in the present, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

"It's heartening that the verdict came unanimously," he said.

Today is also a golden chapter in the history of the judiciary of India, says PM Modi on Supreme Court's Ayodhya verdict.

PM Modi Speaks On Ayodhya Verdict

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is speaking the Supreme Court’s verdict on the 500-Year Old Ayodhya Land Dispute.

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