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UP Shia Waqf Board chief Wasim Rizvi meets Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, says hopeful that Ayodhya issue will be resolved

"Have requested Sri Sri Ravi Shankar that talks should be held only with those who want an agreement", the Shia Waqf Board chief said.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, Bengaluru [ Updated: October 31, 2017 14:48 IST ]
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar with Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chairman Wasim Rizvi.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar with Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chairman Wasim Rizvi.

In an attempt to solve the decade-long Ayodhya dispute, Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chairman Wasim Rizvi on Tuesday met Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Bengaluru.

"Have requested Sri Sri Ravi Shankar that talks should be held only with those who want an agreement", the Shia Waqf Board chief said.

"The whole country respects Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, I'm sure the issue will be solved", Wasim Rizvi added.

The spiritual leader reportedly held a meeting with members of the religious groups of Nirmohi Akhada and All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) in Bengaluru on October 6.

Sri Sri, who is acting as a 'mediator' in Ram temple dispute, said that many Muslim leader have been visiting him in this regard. "Whatever court verdict comes it has to be honoured, it will be honoured, but before this there is an opportunity for communities to come together to show their magnanimity and settle the dispute out of court. This is my wish that it happens like this, but I'm not doing this on behalf of any government or any organisation or anybody. Many Muslim leaders have been visiting me," he had said.

The Supreme Court is all set to hear the historic Babri Masjid-Ram temple case from December 5.

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