Ayodhya Case: Final hearing by Supreme Court on February 8
New Delhi : Supreme Court of India will begin final hearing in the Ayodhya case on February 8 next year. The nation will mark 25th Anniversary of the demolition of the 16th-century Babri Masjid at the site on December 6, 1992.
A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Ashok Bhushan and S A Najeeb also asked the Advocates on Record of appeals to sit together and ensure that all the requisite documents are translated, filed and numbered before the apex court Registry.
While both Hindu and Muslims are waiting for a sooner verdict, a group of 32 civil rights activists approached Supreme Court last week, urging the judge panel to not treat the case like a narrow property dispute and instead "recognise the ramifications of letting religion dictate the fate of a piece of land".
A three-judge bench of the Allahabad High Court, in a 2:1 majority ruling, had ordered that the land be partitioned equally among three parties - the Sunni Waqf Board, the Nirmohi Akhara and the deity, Ram Lalla.