New Delhi: Veteran BJP chief L.Ok. Advani, the particular person credited with bringing the Ram temple motion to the political center-stage, on Saturday mentioned he stood vindicated after the Supreme Court docket verdict within the Ayodhya title go well with and that it was time to “leave all contention and acrimony behind” and embrace communal harmony and peace.
In an announcement, the previous Deputy Prime Minister mentioned it was “gratifying” that the idea and sentiments of crores of countrymen have been revered.
“I join all my countrymen in wholeheartedly welcoming the historic judgement delivered by the five-judge bench of the Supreme Court today in the Ayodhya matter. I stand vindicated, and feel deeply blessed, that the Supreme Court has given its unanimous verdict paving the way for the construction of a magnificent temple for Lord Ram at Ramjanmabhhomi in Ayodhya,” he mentioned.
Advani, as soon as thought-about a hardline Hindutva face who undertook yatras whereas pushing the temple problem over twenty years again, mentioned the apex court docket’s judgement is the end result of a protracted and contentious course of that performed itself out in varied boards — each judicial and non-judicial — prior to now many a long time.
He was grateful to have gotten a possibility to make his “contribution” to the Ram Janmabhoomi motion.
“I have always stressed that Ram and the Ramayana occupy an esteemed place in India’s cultural and civilizational heritage and Ramjanmabhoomi holds a special and sacred place in the hearts of crores of our countrymen in India and abroad. Therefore, it is gratifying that their belief and sentiments have been respected,” he mentioned.
“Now that the prolonged Mandir-Masjid dispute in Ayodhya has come to an end, the time has come to leave all contention and acrimony behind and embrace communal concord and peace. Towards this end, I appeal to all sections of our diverse society to work together to strengthen India’s national unity and integrity,” Advani mentioned.
He added, “In the course of the Ramjanmabhoomi movement, I had often stated that the true purpose of constructing a Ram Mandir at Ayodhya is to construct a magnificent Rashtra Mandir — building India as a strong, prosperous, peaceful and harmonious nation with justice for all and exclusion of none. Let us rededicate ourselves to that noble mission today.”
He additionally hailed the apex court docket’s route for allotting 5 acres of land for constructing a mosque in Ayodhya.