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Ayodhya verdict will prove to be 'milestone', says Amit Shah; holds talks with states CMs regarding security measures

File photo: Union Home Minister Amit Shah Photograph:( IANS )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Nov 09, 2019, 01.55 PM (IST)

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday hailed landmark Supreme Court ruling on Ayodhya disputed land case as he said that it will prove to be a "milestone" which will strengthen unity and integrity of the country.

In a series of tweets, he urged people of all communities to accept the verdict and keep working towards a strong and united India.

"I welcome the unanimous decision of Supreme Court on Shri Ram Janmbhoomi. I appeal to people from all communities and religions to accept the verdict and stay committed our resolve of 'Ek Bharat-Shestra Bharat' that is full of peace and harmony," he said.

"I have full faith that the historic verdict given by the Supreme Court will prove to be a milestone in itself. This verdict will strengthen the unity, integrity and great culture of Bharat," he added.

Shah also said the verdict has given a final shape to the decades-old legal dispute.

"The judgment has given a final shape to the legal dispute linked to Shri Ram Janambhoomi that has been going on for decades. I greet the judicial process of the country and all the judges," he tweeted.

Meanwhile, Shah spoke to chief ministers of all states in the country to review the security situation to avoid any untoward incident in the country after verdict. 

Acording to a report by ANI, the Home Minister requested the chief ministers to take the required measures to maintain law and order.

The Supreme Court on Saturday directed the Centre to make necessary arrangements for the construction of a temple at the disputed site by forming a trust and give five acres of suitable land to Sunni Waqf Board for a mosque at an alternate location in Ayodhya. 

(With inputs from agencies)