Ayodhya dispute:Supreme court will hear Ayodhya case on march 14


Ayodhya dispute Supreme Court would deal with the Ayodhya dispute as a pure land dispute

NEW DELHI:MNN: The Supreme Court has adjourned the politically-sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title Ayodhya dispute case to March 14 since documentation and translations are yet to be complete.

The Ayodhya dispute case over the 2.7 acre disputed Ayodhya site.

Ayodhya site claimed by both Hindus and Muslims will be taken up by the Supreme Court on March 14.

The bench, comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice Ashok Bhushan and

Justice S. Abdul Nazeer, however, made it clear that it would deal with the Ayodhya dispute as a pure land dispute.

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The cross petitions had challenged the 2010 Allahabad High Court verdict that had divided the disputed site between the Nirmohi Akhara, Lord Ram deity and the Sunni Waqf Board.

The Ayodhya dispute case over the 2.7 acre disputed Ayodhya site.

Meanwhile, the Ayodhya Sadbhavna Samnvyay Maha Samiti has made a proposal to the All India Muslim Personal Law Board on the dispute.

The judges had last year rejected a suggestion by senior lawyer Kapil Sibal to defer hearings till after the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

The Allahabad high court allotted two-thirds of the land to Hindus.

The court said Hindus could keep a makeshift temple built over the razed mosque’s central dome.

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Both Hindu and Muslim organisations appealed to the Supreme Court, which, in March this year, advised to settle for an out-of-court settlement.

Muslims make up about 13 per cent of India’s population.

Most of them are Sunni; properties owned by the community are handled by the Sunni Waqf Board which was given a third of the land in the 2010 verdict.

The Shia Waqf Board, which has proposed a temple at the disputed site, however, wants to intervene in this case as well.

At the last hearing, Kapil Sibal, Dushyant Dave and Rajiv Dhawan, representing different Muslim petitioners,

The Senior lawyer had argued that the hearings must be deferred as building a Ram temple at the disputed site is a part of the ruling BJP’s manifesto.

Chief Justice Dipak Misra had expressed shock and surprise at the suggestion, asserting that the judges were not bothered about what’s happening outside.

Later, the Chief Justice had also censured the senior lawyers for the manner in which they argued,will never be tolerated, Argue on legal principles.

Raising voice shows incompetency not worthy of senior lawyers, Chief Justice Misra had said, disapproving their conduct.

Mr Kapil Sibal’s comments in court had provoked a huge political controversy outside.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking at election rallies in Gujarat raising why he linked the Ram temple to general elections.

The BJP has accused the Congress of trying delay verdict in the Ayodhya dispute case.

Its campaign for a Ram temple in Ayodhya propelled the BJP into a major political force in the 1990s.

Now the party relegated it to the back of its election manifestos.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath a saffron-clad priest who took charge after the BJP’s sweep in assembly elections this year,

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asserted that building a Ram temple is a key agenda.

Thousands of right-wing activists had razed the Babri mosque in Ayodhya on December 6, 1992.

Claiming it was built on a temple marking the birthplace of Lord Ram, which was destroyed in the 16th century.

2,000 people were killed in the riots due to the Babri Masjid demolition.

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