Ayodhya-Babri Masjid case: SC to begin final hearing at 2 pm today

Ayodhya-Babri Masjid case: SC to begin final hearing at 2 pm today

The much-awaited decision on the Ayodhya dispute will begin today. After 25 years of Babri Masjid demolition in 1992, the bench comprising of CJI Dipak Misra, justice Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer will start a final hearing on the petitions of the Ayodhya dispute. The Ayodhya dispute in India had started from 1853 when two groups from different religion Hindu and Muslims clashed over the worshipping site. On one side Hindu claimed that its the Lord Rama site, Ayodhya Mandir while Muslims claimed that it’s their Babri mosque site. On 29th January 1885, the first lawsuit against the Secretary of State for India in Council to build a temple at the Ram Chabutara spot.

However, this dispute over the worship site had converted into a massive clash between the Hindu and Muslims. On 30th September 2010, the Allahabad High Court in the verdict had distributed the 2.77 acres of area to Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir site into three parts by giving distributed part to Nirmohi Akhara and the Sunni Central Wakf Board of Uttar Pradesh.

Later on, the order was challenged before the Supreme Court in 9th May 2011. The Supreme Court in the verdict had stayed the order. Now after 25 years, the Supreme Court has decided to start final hearing on the Ayodhya-Babri dispute at 2 pm.

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