The judgement on the Ram Janam Bhoomi – Babri Masjid title dispute was reserved on October 16 after a long-hearing of 40 days. This judgement is likely to be pronounced before 17 November as Chief Justice of India Rajan Gogoi’s tenure comes to an end on the same day.
While the countdown for the epochal SC verdict has commenced lakhs of people’s eyes await for a dispute to be settled fast. Chief Justice of India Rajan Gogoi is scheduled to have a meeting with Uttar Pradesh chief secretary and director general of police today to assess the law and order safety and other arrangements in the state ahead of the title dispute verdict.
The CJI has
called UP Chief Secretary Rajendra Kumar Tiwari and DGP Om Prakash Singh for a
meeting in his chamber. The meeting is taking place today while DGP has been
ordered to ensure law and order to remain intact in UP after the ruling.
CM Yogi Adityanath too held a late-night conference with state’s top civil and police officials, divisional commissioners and district magistrates. The government has also decided to deploy two standby helicopters as a part of security and 20 jails have temporarily been set up while rapid reaction force (RRF) is be vigilant at 78 places in the state.
One of the
official releases mentioned that the CM reviewed the law and order situation in
each district by himself and gave essential guidance for sustainable normalcy.
A state-level control room is to be set up in Lucknow and every district will
have a separate control room. Yogi Adityanath warned of taking strict actions
against those who shake law and order while the apex court is set to deliver
its final verdict on Ayodhya title suit before November 17.