Virender Sehwag, Geeta Phogat And Other Sportspersons React to Ayodhya Verdict
Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag and wrestler Geeta Phogat were among the first sportspersons to express their thoughts on the Ayodhya verdict. On Saturday, the Supreme Court on Saturday delivered a unanimous verdict in the Ayodhya land dispute case, dismissing Shia Waqf Board and Nirmohi Akhara's respective claims to ownership of the disputed 2.77-acre site, thereby granting its ownership to Ram Lalla Virajman and paving the way for the construction of a Ram Mandir.
Taking to Instagram, Sehwag posted a photo of god Rama, with its caption reading: "Shri Ram Jai Ram Jai Jai Ram! May there be peace, unity and brotherhood.
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The verdict arrived 27 years after the Babri mosque was demolished. In 1992, a group of Hindu activists demolished the Mosque in the city of Ayodhya, in Uttar Pradesh, which is the birth place of Rama. On Saturday, the apex court also ruled that the Muslims be given an alternate 5-acre plot of land. The verdict, however, came as a major setback to the Nirmohi Akhara, the apex court dismissed its ownership claims completely, ruling that it was not a devotee of the deity Lalla..