Live Update: SC to pass order in Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid land dispute case on March 5

Fourteen appeals have been filed in the apex court against the 2010 Allahabad High Court judgment in the Ayodhya case.

Live Update: SC to pass order in Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid land dispute case on March 5
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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court will pass the order in Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi title dispute case on March 5. 

The top court began hearing the Ayodhya title dispute case on Tuesday morning. A five-judge constitution bench comprising of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S A Bobde, D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer is listening to the politically sensitive case.

Fourteen appeals have been filed in the apex court against the 2010 Allahabad High Court judgment, in which the 2.77-acre land in Ayodhya was divided equally among three parties – the Sunni Waqf Board, the Nirmohi Akhara and Ram Lalla by the court.

Here are the live updates from the Supreme Court:

 

26 February 2019
12:08 PM

SC will pass the order on whether Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute be referred to court-appointed mediator on March 5. 

12:08 PM

We are of the view that the registry shall be directed to make available translated copies of documents to parties: SC on Ayodhya matter.

12:05 PM

Even if there is 1 per cent chance, mediation should be done, suggests SC hearing Ayodhya matter.

Dhavan refers to Allahabad HC verdict, says mediation was tried earlier and was unsuccessful.

12:05 PM

Orders were passed to examine UP govt translations and now two years later they raise objections to it, says Vaidyanathan.

12:03 PM

Dispute is arising between parties over translation of documents, says CJI Gogoi. "We are not going to waste our time if disputes are going to be raised over translation of documents," says CJI.

Senior Advocate C S Vaidyanathan for Ram Lalla says translations were verified and accepted by all parties in December 2017.

12:02 PM

SC asks parties to show order by which they had agreed to translated documents filed by UP government to which Advocate Dhavan says he will have to check veracity of translated documents.

11:13 AM

Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, representing a Muslim party, says he is yet to examine translation of documents. 

11:12 AM

If translations of documents are now acceptable to all, parties cannot contest translations once proceedings begin, says SC.

 

11:10 AM

SC refers to copies of report filed by Secretary-General on status of documents and sealed records in the Ayodhya case. 

CJI Gogoi has asked lawyers of both sides to peruse the report.

11:10 AM

The Supreme Court Tuesday commenced hearing on the politically sensitive Ram-Janmabhoomi Babri Masjid land dispute matter. A five-judge constitution bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S A Bobde, D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer is hearing the matter. Fourteen appeals have been filed in the apex court against the 2010 Allahabad High Court judgment, delivered in four civil suits, that the 2.77-acre land in Ayodhya be partitioned equally among the three parties -- the Sunni Waqf Board, the Nirmohi Akhara and Ram Lalla.

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