Ram Janambhoomi – Babri Masjid Case: Supreme Court to start final hearing today


NEW DELHI: Supreme Court on 5 December 2017 (Tuesday) will start the hearing of Ram Janambhoomi – Babri Masjid case which dispute was standing between Hindu and Muslim religion from long-term.

A batch of 13 appeals had been filed in the Supreme Court against the Allahabad High Court verdict that directed a division of 2.77 acres of land of the disputed Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid area in Ayodhya of Uttar Pradesh state into three parts.
A Special bench of Justices Dipak Misra, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer will start the final hearing of the case.

On December 6, 1992, hundreds of right-wing activists dismantled the 16th-century Babri mosque.

According to Lord Ram devotees, The Babri mosque was built on a temple marking the birthplace of Lord Ram. The mosque demolition changed the face of Indian politics, and the dispute is still being heard in courts.

The Supreme Court suspended the High Court’s verdict in 2011, but has yet to begin hearing appeals by the parties involved. In March, then Chief Justice JS Khehar to negotiate a settlement out of court and offered his services as a mediator.