New Delhi: A Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi is expected to pronounce its judgement on the contentious issue of Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case or the Ayodhya Land dispute at around 10:30 am.
Massive forces have been deployed at around Ayodhya with the entire city of Aligarh and Ayodhya fortified to maintain law and order while the verdict is being pronounced. Elaborate security arrangements have been made across the country to avoid any untoward incident after the Supreme Court delivers its historic judgement in the politically-sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case.
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Security has also been beefed up in and around the Supreme Court. School and colleges are closed and section 144 has been imposed in Uttar Pradesh and several other states.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other political leaders have asked the public to maintain peace and calm; PM Modi said the verdict “would not be a matter of victory or loss.”