Hours after Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi got a sense of the preparations to maintain law and order in Uttar Pradesh in general and Ayodhya in particular, he sprang a surprise by announcing that the verdict on the decades-old Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute case will be delivered on Saturday.
Though Saturday is a nonworking day for courts, the judgment will be pronounced at 10.30 am as a special case. Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to people to maintain peace.
- Sunni Muslim Board declares that its not going to challenge the verdict
- Court room doors opened, judges troops in
- Home Minister summoned Home Secretary and other senior officials to his residence to review and monitor
- Justice Kalifulla, who was one among the five judge panel, says he is satisfied with hearing proceedings
- Chief Justice of Supreme Court Justice Gogoi reaches
- Other judges too reach and to hold a meeting before moving to Court room to deliver the verdict
- Sonia Gandhi convenes CWC meeting
- Home Minister Amit Shah personally monitoring law and order situation across the country
- Court room is jam packed ahead of the verdict
- UP CM Yogi Adiyanath too convenes meeting of senior police officials to oversee security arrangements…