New Delhi: PM Modi addressed the nation following the historic verdict on Ayodhya, which was delivered by the five-judge bench of the Supreme Court today.

"World saw how robust, strong India's democracy is," said  PM Modi.

There is no place for fear, bitterness and negativity in 'New India', added PM Modi.

He also said that the whole country wanted to see the end of the Ayodhya case, which happened today as the verdict has been delivered. This case which was going on for decades has concluded finally.

The Supreme Court listened to all the sides during the hearings of this case with utmost patience and it is a matter of happiness for the entire country that the decision came with the consent of all, he said.

The address comes on a day the Supreme Court gave its verdict in the Ayodhya land dispute case.

The apex court directed the Centre to make necessary arrangements for the construction of the temple by forming a trust and also allocated five acres of suitable land to Sunni Waqf Board.

Modi hailed the verdict and said it will increase faith of people in the judicial process.

When the Ayodhya verdict was being announced, PM Modi was inaugurating the Kartarpur Corridor that connects two of the important Sikh shrines located in India with Pakistan.

PM Modi had taken to Twitter to hail the Ayodhya verdict of the Supreme Court as soon as the judgment was out.

Ayodhya verdict, Kartarpur corridor  are exhibiting the messages of unity similar to the fall of the Berlin Wall, said PM Modi.