New Delhi, July 11: The Supreme Court today asked the mediation panel to settle the Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid dispute and to submit a detailed report by July 25. According to Bar & Bench, the Apex court has further stated that if the mediation process doesn't work out, the case will then be heard on a day to day basis from July 25." Ayodhya Land Dispute Case: Supreme Court to Take Up Early Hearing Plea Today.
Supreme Court says, "We have set up a mediation panel. We will have to wait for a report. Let the mediators submit a report on this." SC today heard the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case. The matter was heard by a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi.
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Hearing in SC on plea for early hearing on Ayodhya land dispute case: Supreme Court says, "We have set up a mediation panel. We will have to wait for a report. Let the mediators to submit a report on this." pic.twitter.com/LlyGGyW9Wx
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According to reports, an application for early hearing was filed by one of the original plaintiffs -- Gopal Singh Visharad, saying that there has been no progress in the mediation ordered by the apex court to settle the issue.
The dispute over the land in Ayodhya has been going on for several decades, now, with both Hindu and Muslim groups claiming their right to it. In 2010, the Allahabad High Court ordered the land to be divided into three equal parts between the Nirmohi Akhara, the Sunni Wakf Board and the representative for the deity Ram.