It is now clear that the daily hearings in the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya will end today at 5 PM. this was said by none other than the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi in as many words: "We will rise by 5 pm. Enough is enough"
New Delhi, Oct 16: It is now clear that the daily hearings in the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya will end today at 5 PM. this was said by none other than the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi in as many words: "We will rise by 5 pm. Enough is enough."
Here are the LIVE updates from the BIG news today:
- Varun Sinha, Hindu Mahasabha's lawyer: SupremeCourt has reserved the order and has made it clear that the decision will come, in this case, within 23 days.
- Supreme Court says that the rest of the submissions can be made in written form in the next 3 days.
- Arguments conclude in the Ayodhya Case , Supreme Court reserves the order.
- Kunal Kishore, publisher of map that was handed over to Advocate Dhavan: He is an intellectual, he thought if this map is presented before the court his case will become non-existent. If he had objections he could have said that in the time that was given to him.
-Senior Advocate Rajeev Dhavan appearing for one of the Muslim parties in Ayodhya case tore down papers,maps handed over to him by counsel of All India Hindu Mahasabha. Dhavan was objecting to All India Hindu Mahasabha’s counsel trying to place publication by Kunal Kishore
-Senior advocate Dr Rajiv Dhavan appearing for one of the Muslim parties in Ayodhya Case in Supreme Court says, Hindu Mahasabha has variations in their submissions in the case.
-Zafaryab Jilani, Advocate Sunni Waqf Board on reports of Sunni Waqf Board withdrawing appeal in #Ayodhyacase: Any application of withdrawal will be given in court, no application has been filed.
- Sources revealed today to News24 that the Sunni Waqf Board may take back the petition today
The Hindu Maha Sabha is one of the parties in the dispute, Gogoi however, did not make any mention of the Sunni Waqf Board which withdrew its appeal.
Earlier yesterday, the CJI had said that Wednesday will be the 40th and last day of hearing in the case of Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid land title dispute.
During the hearing in the Supreme Court on Tuesday, Justice Gogoi had said: "Today is 39th day. Tomorrow is 40th day and last day of hearing in the case."
The five-judge bench Constitution bench headed by Justice Gogoi was hearing appeals challenging the 2010 Allahabad High Court verdict, which ordered equal division of the 2.77-acre of disputed land in Ayodhya among the Sunni Waqf Board, the Nirmohi Akhara and the Ram Lalla.
The 16th-century Babri Masjid was demolished on December 6, 1992.The top court had recently said that it would wrap up hearing in the case on October 17, a day earlier than it was scheduled to. The judgment is likely to be passed on November 4-5.