“This holiday would allow members of the legal fraternity and court staff to participate in or observe the inauguration ceremonies in Ayodhya and other related events across the country,” said Senior Advocate of Supreme Court Manan Kumar Mishra, who is the Chairman of the Bar Council.
In the letter, he said that matters needing an urgent hearing might be postponed until the following business day or accommodated by making exceptional arrangements.
“I pray that you will consider this request with utmost empathy and take appropriate steps to mark this historic occasion in a manner that aligns with the sentiments of the people,” he said in the letter.
Ayodhya has been busy preparing for the Pran Pratistha event, which is scheduled to draw over 7,000 guests, including politicians, saints, and celebrities from all around the nation, for its grand opening. About 100 delegates from various nations will attend, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi serving as the Chief Guest.