New Delhi, Nov. 9 -- In a path-breaking judgement in the Ram janambhoomi Babri Masjid case, the Supreme Court on Saturday cleared the way for construction of a Ram Temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya while directing the Centre to allot a 5-acre alternate plot to the Sunni Waqf Board for building a mosque.

In a unanimous verdict, a five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme court, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, granted the entire 2.77 acres of disputed land in Ayodhya to deity Ram Lalla.

The court said the disputed land in Ayodhya will be given to a government-run trust for the building of a temple while an alternative plot will be given to the Sunni Waqf Board for a mosque.

The judges said a trust should be for...