New Delhi, Nov. 9 -- A five-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Saturday unanimously said the faith of Hindus in Lord Ram was undisputed. It also said the Archaeological Survey of India had suggested that a Ram temple did indeed exist at the disputed Ayodhya site where Babri Masjid was razed by a Hindu mob on December 6, 1992.

The bench also rejected the Shia Waqf's claim on the site as well as the suit brought by the Nirmohi Akhara.

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi was reading out the verdict as of 1050 a.m. in the historic case that will hopefully bring to an end an almost 70-year dispute that has divided Muslims and Hindus.

There are three main parties to the dispute. The Nirmohi Akhara, a religious denomination, had sought direc...