After the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi case giving the land title for the Ram Temple and making provision for a separate five-acre land for a mosque, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat held a press conference.
The Sarsanghchalak addressed the mediapersons today at 1 pm at Keshav Kunj parisar, Jhandewalan in Delhi.
Bhagwat hailed the judgement and said that it should not be seen as victory or defeat of either side. He also thanked the judges as well as the advocates of all the parties behind the deep deliberation and reasoning that went behind the judgement.
“We welcome this decision of Supreme Court. This case was going on for decades and it has reached the right conclusion. This should not be seen as a win or loss.We also welcome everyone's efforts to maintain peace and harmony in society.” he said.
“We appreciate the efforts of everyone, right from government machinery to the society, in maintaining peace and harmony during the proceedings,” he said, and urged the people to maintain law and order.
“Let your celebration be satvik. We should forget all about the past, perform our duties expected of us,” he said. He also said that irrespective of religion, we all are citizens of India. “We must live together in unison,” he added.
The RSS chief said that it was the time to put the dispute behind us and work together towards building a grand temple. He added that the onus was on the government to now work out an amicable application of the ruling.
Interestingly, Bhagwat also said that RSS will not be involved in any political movement after this. “RSS will only focus on character building from now on and not be involved in any future agitation,” he said.