New Delhi, Nov 9: Maintaining that peace and harmony be maintained, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said be it Ram Bhakti or Rahim Bhakti, it is imperative that the spirit of Rashtra Bhakti be strengthened.
"The Honourable Supreme Court has given its verdict on the Ayodhya issue. This verdict shouldn'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!," said Modi in a series of tweets.
The calm and peace maintained by 130-crore Indians in the run-up to Saturday's verdict manifested India's inherent commitment to peaceful coexistence, he said.
"May this very spirit of unity and togetherness power the development trajectory of our nation. May every Indian be empowered," he said.
"SC's Ayodhya judgment is notable because it highlights that any dispute can be amicably solved in the spirit of due process of law. It reaffirms the independence, transparency and far-sightedness of our judiciary. It clearly illustrates everybody is equal before the law.'
Welcoming the unanimous judgment, Union Home Minister Amit Shah appealed to people of all communities and religions to accept the decision with ease and remain 'committed to our pledge of 'Ek Bharat-Shreshtha Bharat' full of peace and harmony'. (UNI)