New Delhi: The Supreme Court docket on Saturday cleared the way in which for the development of a Ram Temple on the disputed website at Ayodhya, and directed the Centre to allot a 5-acre plot to the Sunni Waqf Board for constructing a mosque.
In one of the vital and most anticipated judgements in India’s historical past, a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi put an finish to the greater than a century previous dispute that has torn the social material of the nation.
The apex court docket stated the mosque needs to be constructed at a “prominent site” and a belief needs to be shaped inside three months for the development of the temple on the website many Hindus consider Lord Ram was born.
The location was occupied by the 16th century Babri mosque which was destroyed by Hindu kar sevaks on December 6, 1992.
The bench, additionally comprising Justices S A Bobde, D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer, stated possession of the disputed 2.77 acre land rights will handed over to the deity Ram Lalla, who is likely one of the three litigants within the case. The possession nonetheless will stay with a central authorities receiver.