New Delhi, Aug 19 : A five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court, hearing the Ram Janam Bhoomi-Babri Masjid land title dispute case, could not sit on Monday due to the unavailability of Justice S A Bobde because of his ill health.
As per apex court registry staff and highly-placed sources, the case which has riveted the attention of the nation, is expected to come up for hearing tomorrow. The Supreme Court is conducting hearing on a day-to-day basis to ensure a speedy end of the very old and sensitive case, which could have a larger political implications.
On August 6, the Supreme Court decided to hear on a day-to-day basis the batch of appeals against the September 2010 Allahabad High Court trifurcation of the disputed 2.77 acres land into equal portions for the deity Ram Lalla, Nirmohi Akhara and the Sunni Waqf Board.
The bench is headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and also comprises Justices Ashok Bhushan, D Y Chandrachud and S A Nazeer. (UNI)