Ahead of verdict, PM appeals for peace, harmony

Ahead of verdict, PM appeals for peace, harmony

Agency News

New Delhi, Nov 8: Ahead of the Supreme Court verdict in the Ayodhya case, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday appealed to people to maintain harmony and peace.

'After the decision of the court, we all have to maintain harmony. Whatever the decision of the Supreme Court on Ayodhya, it will not be a victory or defeat of anyone.

'My appeal to the countrymen is that it should be the priority of all of us that this decision further strengthens the great tradition of peace, unity and goodwill of India,' Mr Modi said in a message to the people, a day before the Supreme Court is to give it's verdict on the longstanding case.

Appreciating efforts by all parties to create a harmonious and positive atmosphere ahead of the verdict, the Prime Minister said, 'The Supreme Court's decision on Ayodhya is coming tomorrow. For the past few months, the matter was being heard continuously in the Supreme Court, the whole country was watching eagerly.

'During this period, the efforts made by all sections of the society to maintain an atmosphere of goodwill are greatly appreciated,' he added.

'Keeping the honour of the judiciary of the country paramount, all the sides of the society, socio-cultural organisations, all the parties who have made efforts to create a harmonious and positive atmosphere in the past, are welcome,' the PM further said.

The Supreme Court is scheduled to give its verdict in the Ramjanambhoomi Babri Masjid case on Saturday. (UNI)