New Delhi: LK Advani met with senior BJP leaders at his residence this evening after the Ayodhya verdict was delivered. With party president Nitin Gadkari sitting by his side , Mr Advani sissued this statement on behalf of the BJP.
"In so far as the judgement upholds the right of the Hindus to construct a temple , it is a significant step forward toward the construction of a grand temple of the birthplace of Lord Ram."
The expert opinion of the Archaeological Survey of India and other expert agencies engaged by it has clearly opined that there were remains of a Hindu religious structure where the disputed structure stood.
The BJP believes this verdict opens a new chapter for national integration and a new era of inter-community relations.
The BJP is gratified that the nation has received the verdict with maturity."