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Be it Ram bhakti or Rahim bhakti, it is imperative we strengthen spirit of Rashtra bhakti, says PM Modi 

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WION Web Team New Delhi Nov 09, 2019, 01.33 PM (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi applealed to 130 crore Indians to maintain calm and peace in the aftermath of historic Supreme Court's ruling on long-pending Ayodhya Judgment.

''The honourable Supreme Court's verdict on the Ayodhya issueshouldn’t be seen as a win or loss for anybody. Be it Ram Bhakti or Rahim Bhakti, it is imperative that we strengthen the spirit of Rashtra Bhakti. May peace and harmony prevail!'' tweeted Modi immediatly after the verdict.

In its verdict on the disputed land in Ayodhya, the Supreme Court of India asked the Centre to set up a Trust in three months and hand over the disputed land to the it to build the Ram Temple. 

The court also directed the Centre to hand over a suitable plot of land measuring 5 acres to Sunni Waqf Board for the construction of mosque. 

''The calm and peace maintained by 130 crore Indians in the run-up to today’s verdict manifests India’s inherent commitment to peaceful coexistence. May this very spirit of unity and togetherness power the development trajectory of our nation. May every Indian be empowered,'' Modi said in another tweet.

Modi further said that the verdict will further increase the people's faith in judicial processes. 

''The halls of justice have amicably concluded a matter going on for decades. Every side, every point of view was given adequate time and opportunity to express differing points of view. This verdict will further increase people’s faith in judicial processes,'' the prime minister said in another tweet.

SC’s Ayodhya Judgment is notable because: It highlights that any dispute can be amicably solved in the spirit of due process of law, Modi said and added ''It reaffirms the independence, transparency and farsightedness of our judiciary. It clearly illustrates everybody is equal before the law''. 

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In its verdict on the disputed land in Ayodhya, the Supreme Court of India asked the Centre to set up a Trust in three months and hand over the disputed land to the it to build the Ram Temple.