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We respect Ram, Janmasthan: Muslim side tell SC
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We respect Ram, Janmasthan: Muslim side tell SC

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New Delhi, Sep 23: Muslim side in Ayodhya Ram Janmabhumi Babri masjid case told Supreme Court that they respect Ram and also the Janmasthan.

"We respect Ram and we also respect the Janmasthan, and if we don't respect Ram and Allah, then the country will be destroyed," Muslim side counsel Rajeev Dhavan told to a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Monday.

Dr Dhavan further submitted to the Apex Court that the entire land could not belong to Janmasthan. It is impossible. Certain portion can be there. Now it is upto the Apex Court to decide and consider as far as everybody's claim for the land is concerned.

He further submitted to the Apex Court that it is a disputed land and this court should consider and say who is the owner of the disputed land. "We have faith on this court," Dr Dhavan submitted to the Apex Court.

The other four judges part of the constitution bench are Justices S Arvind Bobde, Ashok Bhushan, DY Chandrachud and S Abdul Nazeer.

From August 6 onward, the Apex Court is hearing the case on a day-to-day basis, after the mediation process, conducted by a three member Mediation panel, in the Ayodhya Ram Janmabhumi Babri Masjid case failed.

The Apex court is hearing a batch of petitions challenging the 2010 Allahabad High Court judgement trifurcating the disputed site at Ayodhya into three parts.

Hindu Mahasabha side had already completed their arguments and submissions before the Apex Court. At present, Muslim sides is arguing the case and canvassing its pleadings and submissions before it.

Today's submissions and arguments by Muslim side was incomplete and it would continue before the Constitution bench tomorrow.

The Apex Court will hear the case now from 10.30 am to 5 pm on all days till Thursday this week.

On Friday, the hearing will take place till 1 pm only. (UNI)