Ayodhya dispute: Apex court allows more time 
Ayodhya dispute: Apex court allows more time 

SC allows mediators in Ayodhya dispute more time till August 15

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Delhi, May 10: The Supreme Court on Friday has extended more time to the mediation panel for the Ayodhya temple-mosque dispute till August 15 to find a solution.

"The panel wants more time, which we are inclined to give," said a constitution bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi. In the hearing that lasted six minutes, the Chief Justice also said: "The mediation panel is optimistic."

The mediation panel consists of a former Supreme Court judge, FM Ibrahim Kalifulla, spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and a senior advocate, Sriram Panchu.

Besides the Chief Justice, the other judges are Justices SA Bobde, DY Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S. Abdul Nazeer.