As I welcome the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya, I
sincerely hope that at last, we can get some closure on this polarizing issue
that has divided the country along the religious lines.
There is no doubt that BJP has profited from the polarization risen out Ayodhya dispute and hope that they will show more maturity in dealing with such sensitive issues in the future. If any party used this verdict to gain political mileage, it would not heal the nation that suffered for so long from this simmering dispute.
It is also noteworthy that the Supreme Court did not
consider any aspect of the theology surrounding the controversy but made the
verdict purely on technical grounds. However, for those who believe in the
sanctity of worship places and freedom of religion, this verdict would be
another wakeup call as regards
However, IOC urges the citizenry in
George Abraham, Vice-Chairman