Alert sounded in Bihar ahead of Ayodhya verdict

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Patna, Sep 21 (ANI): An alert has been sounded across Bihar ahead of the ahead of the long-awaited verdict on the Ayodhya title case by the Allahabad High Court.

"We have sounded an alert in Bihar to prevent any untoward incident in view of the verdict," Director General of Police Neelmani said.

"The state police headquarters had asked superintendents of police as well as other officials to intensify vigil," he added.

The Special Bench of the Allahabad High Court on Friday rejected a plea for deferment of the verdict in the Babri Masjid title suit and imposed a heavy fine on applicant Ramesh Chandra Tripathi.

The court had reserved its judgment on July 26 in the 60-year-old title suit.

On July 27, the court took the initiative for an amicable solution to the dispute when it called on counsel for the contending parties to go into the possibility. But no headway was made.

The demolition of the 16th century mosque had triggered widespread communal riots across the country. (ANI)

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