Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during a meeting with the Union Council of Ministers, urged them to “avoid making unnecessary statements” on Ayodhya. Ahead of the crucial Ayodhya verdict, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to his council of ministers to refrain from making unnecessary remarks regarding the matter. He also asked them that they shouldn’t see it through the prism of victory and defeat.
This comes ahead of the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya land title dispute which will probably get pronounced before November 17. In his Mann Ki Baat program, PM Modi had recalled how the government and civil society had dealt with Allahabad High Court’s 2010 verdict.
Days ago, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) asked its workers and spokespersons to refrain from making emotive and provocative statements on the Ram temple issue. A similar word of caution was also issued by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). The BJP has also asked its MPs to return to their respective constituencies and ensure that an atmosphere of peace and harmony maintained within their areas.
In a 40-day hearing, the second-longest hearing in the judicial history of India after the Kesavananda Bharti case. The Supreme Court expects to pronounce a judgment on the Ram Janmabhoomi Babri Masjid case before November 17, when Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi retires.