Verdict on Ayodhya title suit today

Thursday, September 30, 2010

LUCKNOW - The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court will pronounce its judgement today on the 60-year-old Ram Janam Bhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute.

The three-Judge bench comprising Justice S U Khan, Justice Sudhir Agarwal and Justice D V Sharma will deliver the verdict at 3.30 pm.

Allahabad High Court has said that the judgement of the case will be available on the official website of the court and

The court has been turned into a virtually impregnable fortress having been declared as a no access zone.

Additional civil and police officers are being deployed at sensitive places including Allahabad High Court and its Lucknow bench premises.

Administrations in all the districts are directed to ensure that anti-social elements do not disturb law and order situation on the pretext of this sensitive issue.

Security of the three High Court judges had already been tightens. About 20 personnel of PAC and five CRPF personnel have been deployed at residence of all the three judges.

They have been also provided an escort and pilot car and one PSO. A DSP rank officer has been made in charge of the judge’s security.

About 25 districts of the state including Agra, Allahabad, Aligarh, Azamgarh, Bareilly, Beharaich, Bulandsahar, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Meerut, Moradabad, Mau, Varanasi, Faizabad, Mathura, Bijnore, Muzaffarnagar and Lucknow have been identified as sensitive and hyper sensitive and special precautions have taken in these districts.

On Wednesday, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said that the Centre has taken adequate measures and deployed enough security forces all over the country to assist the state governments to maintain peace.

He said that all the state governments have been advised to be firm and expressed the confidence that they will be able to maintain public order and peace.

The Supreme Court had on Tuesday gave its nod to the court’s Lucknow Bench to go ahead with its announcement of the judgment in the case, as it rejected an appeal that sought to defer the Allahabad Court’s verdict on the Ayodhya-Ramjanambhoomi title issue. (ANI)

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