Ayodhya verdict: AMU authorities ask people to keep the peace, not to give in to rumors
ALIGARH: Before the verdict in the case, the Vice Chancellor of AMU, Tariq Mansoor, on Monday asked all sectors of society, especially the fraternity of AMU, not to make any statements or surrender to any activity that could vitiate the peaceful atmosphere in the country.
The AMU authorities have also warned people against the spread of rumors or the circulation of false news on social networks.
In an open letter to all sectors of society, Professor Mansoor said that the world will judge us as members of a society responsible for the way we show our respect for the rule of law and the grace and maturity with which we accept the decision from the highest court on earth.
He said: You should not allow any statement or activity of any kind that could vitiate the peaceful atmosphere of the city and the country.
In his letter, the CV said: The decision on the Ayodhya case would give us the opportunity to show the world that we are a great nation of diverse cultures, languages and religions and that we have the richest heritage in the world of a pluralistic society with great strength in its unity in diversity.
The Vice Chancellor today called a meeting of senior officials of the University to take stock of the situation and intensify all security measures as a precaution.
The AMU campus has a total force of approximately 30,000 students, most of whom reside in shelters spread throughout the campus.
Previously, the district magistrate, Aligarh, had said that a strict vigil was maintained in all publications on social networks and that measures would be taken against those who incurred rumors, especially in social networks.
A constitutional bank of 5 judges headed by the CJI had reserved the verdict on October 16 after concluding the 40-day hearing in the politically sensitive case.
Fourteen appeals have been filed in the trial court against the 2010 judgment, issued in four civil lawsuits, so that the 2.77-acre land in Ayodhya is divided equally between three parties: the Sunni Waqf Board, the Board and Ram Lalla .