The Constitution bench of 5 judges of the Supreme Court will give its verdict on the Ayodhya dispute on Saturday. According to the news agency, the bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi will pronounce the verdict at 10.30 am. After hearing arguments of Hindu and Muslim parties for 40 days from August 6 to October 16, the bench reserved the verdict.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will address the nation through press conference today at 1 pm in Delhi after the Supreme Court verdict in Ayodhya case. All preparations have been put in place to ensure peace in the entire state of Uttar Pradesh, across the country in general, and Ayodhya in particular.
The Centre, as well the state governments have reviewed the security arrangements. Meanwhile, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi has also met the acting Chief Secretary of Uttar, Pradesh Rajendra Tiwari and Director General of Police OP Singh to discuss the security arrangements in the state ahead of the announcement of Ayodhya verdict.
In view of the decision, security in Ayodhya was increased and section 144 has been imposed. Alerts have also been sent to the states. In Uttar Pradesh, schools and colleges will remain closed for 3 days, but there is no restriction on Ram Lalla visits in Ayodhya. In Madhya Pradesh, schools and colleges will remain closed on Saturday in view of the decision.