The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce on Saturday its verdict in the politically sensitive case of Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya.
The judgment will be announced at 10.30 am by a five-judge constitutional bench led by CJI Ranjan Gogoi and includes justices SA Bobde, DY Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer.
Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi's Security Cover Upgraded to Z-plus Ahead of Ayodhya Verdict: Sources.
Security outside the official residence of Chief Justice of India was beefed up on Friday night as the news that the historic verdict will be delivered today was released.
The BJP has reportedly scheduled a meeting of senior leaders at the Delhi headquarters on Saturday at 10.30 am, in view of the Supreme Court judgment in the Ayodhya land dispute, which is expected to be taken up in the apex court at the same time. BJP president Amit Shah will also be present at the meeting, reports said.
Congress top brass would be meeting on Saturday morning at 9.45 am to discuss its strategy in the wake of the Ayodhya verdict by the Supreme Court. Congress general secretary organisation KC Venugopal said the meeting of the CWC would be held tomorrow morning. It was earlier to be held on Sunday.
Ahead of the historic Ayodhya Verdict, internet services have been suspended in Aligarh district of Uttar Pradesh. It is the only district in Uttar Pradesh so far where internet access has been suspended.