New Delhi: Nationwide Safety Advisor Ajit Doval held a gathering with eminent Hindu and Muslim non secular leaders on Sunday, a day after the Supreme Court docket verdict within the Ayodhya case, officers mentioned.
The non secular leaders pledged unstinted help to the federal government in all steps to keep up peace and order, they mentioned.
They appealed for sustaining peace and tranquillity amidst apprehensions that some anti-national components might attempt to “exploit the situation”.
“Those attending the meeting were alive to the fact that certain anti-national and hostile elements, both within and outside the country, may attempt to exploit the situation to harm our national interest,” in accordance with a joint assertion issued after the four-hour assembly at Doval’s residence right here.
Spiritual leaders from throughout the nation and members of the Hindu Dharmacharya Sabha and Vishwa Hindu Parishad attended the assembly.
The contributors lauded the federal government and the individuals for guaranteeing concord after the apex court docket verdict on Saturday.
Settling a fractious challenge that goes again greater than a century, the Supreme Court docket in a historic verdict on Saturday backed the development of a Ram temple by a authorities belief on the disputed website in Ayodhya, and dominated that another five-acre plot should be discovered for a mosque within the Hindu holy city.
“The interaction helped to strengthen communication between top religious leaders to maintain a spirit of amity and brotherhood amongst all communities,” the assertion mentioned.
All of the contributors reposed full religion within the rule of legislation and the Structure, it mentioned.
“The leaders resolved to honour the decision of the Supreme Court and appealed to all countrymen to abide by it, emphasizing that the national interest overrides all other considerations. They extended their full cooperation to the government in ensuring peace, communal harmony and upholding the rule of law,” it mentioned.
The non secular leaders pledged their “unstinted support” to the federal government in all of the measures it could take to keep up peace and order within the society, it mentioned.
The leaders famous with satisfaction that tens of millions of Indians, belonging to each communities, displayed an excellent sense of duty, sensitivity and restraint in accepting the court docket verdict, it mentioned.
All of the contributors appreciated the initiative and emphasised the necessity for a steady dialogue between varied communities in future, it mentioned.
They complimented the federal government for guaranteeing the security and safety of each particular person, it mentioned.
There are some individuals who might need to create disturbance and this assembly was to make sure that such individuals don’t succeed, Swami Parmatmananda Saraswati mentioned after the assembly.
“Everyone expressed resolve to ensure harmony in the country by appealing to their respective followers. In the digital world, there are many in the country and abroad who want to create a disturbance. The meeting was to discuss proactive steps to check such elements,” he informed PTI.
The top of Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Hasan Chishti shrine, Syed Zainul Abedin Ali Khan, mentioned such conferences needs to be appreciated.
“We thank NSA Ajit Doval for calling this meeting. We support such initiatives. Time has come that Hindu-Muslim issues should end and everyone contributes to building the country and improve education and eradicate poverty,” he mentioned.
Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji of Parmarth Niketan in Rishikesh mentioned that answer to each downside within the nation lies within the Structure and it was mentioned how can a proper association be arrange below which such discussions can proceed.
“9/11 of the US was to divide people, this 9/11 (referring to judgement) to bring people together. The meeting was to analyse the judgement of the Supreme Court. My view was that the Supreme Court decision has ended differences,” he mentioned.
He mentioned contributors are followers of various sects within the nation.
“We may not be able to pray together but we can work towards securing country, humanism, soil, environment together,” he mentioned.
“We have been saying that they will honour the verdict of the Supreme Court. When the day came whatever was said about became clear. All apprehensions about law and order post-Supreme Court verdict were proven wrong,” Maulana Asghar Ali Salafi, President, Markazi Jamiat Ahle Hadees Hind.
The appeals made by Hindu and Muslim organisations and efforts of the federal government delivered outcomes, he mentioned.
“This meeting was scheduled before the date of the verdict was announced. Now it is taking place after the verdict, it has strengthened the resolve and appeal of Hindu and Muslim spiritual leaders for peace,” he mentioned.
Yoga guru Ramdev mentioned, “Even if there are some questions we will honour the verdict of the Supreme Court to uphold the unity and integrity of the country. This was the most important resolve taken in the meeting.”
“I appealed to all Muslims to contribute to the temple and Hindus to contribute to the mosque. We should take forward such experimental steps,” he mentioned.
He mentioned that those that need to divide Hindus and Muslims is not going to succeed.
Shia cleric Maulana Syed Kalbe Jawad mentioned it’s exceptional the countrymen have ensured peace and tranquillity after the decision.
“Not a single disturbance was reported from anywhere. We discussed ways to formalise this arrangement so that dialogue can continue between the two communities and differences can be sorted through discussions,” he mentioned.