Will seek review of Ayodhya verdict: Sunni Waqf Board

Sunni Waqf Board lawyer Zafaryab Jilani along with other advocates comes out of the Supreme Court after the Ayodhya case verdict, in New Delhi, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. (PTI Photo/Arun Sharma)

Expressing its dissatisfaction with the Supreme Court verdict that cleared the way for the construction of a Ram Temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya, the Sunni Waqf Board said on Saturday that it will seek a review of the judgment.

The apex court directed the Centre to allot a 5-acre plot at an alternative place to the Sunni Waqf Board, one of the parties in the decades-long contentious dispute, for building a mosque.

"The Ayodhya verdict has a lot of contradictions. We will seek a review as we are not satisfied with the verdict," the board's lawyer Zafaryab Jilani said.


It will take whatever legal recourse is possible, he said.

It is not just to give the inner courtyard to other parties, he argued while appealing for peace and no protest.

Jilani, however, added that certain aspects of the judgment can help improve the secular structure of the country.

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