Section 144 imposed in Ayodhya: SC hearing in land dispute enters the last leg

Ankit Kumar
ayodhya case

The judgment in the Ayodhya case will be announced by November 17

Uttar Pradesh government has imposed section 144 in Ayodhya till 10 December in anticipation of simmering tensions. The UP administration has taken this decision as the apex court Supreme Court is all set to conclude the hearing of long-pending Ayodhya land dispute case.

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has set a new deadline of October 17 for the hearings to conclude. The sensitive Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi land dispute has entered the final leg of hearing. The 5-Judge Supreme Court bench headed by CJI said that the Muslim side has been given time till October 14 to complete their arguments while the Hindu side will complete their arguments by October 16. October 17 would be the last day for hearings.

Section 144 imposed because of the ongoing festive season?

Ahead of the 38th day-to-day hearings, Sunday, the District Magistrate Anuj Kumar Jha said that Section 144 has also been imposed because of the ongoing festive season.

The protracted hearings in the sensitive matter will commence on 38th day-to-day hearing on Monday after a week-long break of Dussehra. The day-to-day hearings decision was taken by the CJI after the mediation panel failed to come up with a solution.

14 appeals have been filed against the decision of Allahabad High Court

14 appeals have been filed against the decision of Allahabad High Court which stated that the disputed land of 2.77 acres in Ayodhya be distributed equally between Nirmohi Akhara, Sunni Waqf Board and Ram Lalla.

The 5-Judge bench includes justices D Y Chandrachud, S A Bobde, S A Nazeer, and Ashok Bhusan. The bench said that the October 17 would be the final day of hearing and parties will put their final arguments about the relief they are seeking.

The judgment in the politically sensitive matter will be announced by November 17 as Chief Justice of India is to retire on the date.

Read more: What happens to Ayodhya hearing if CJI retires before the judgment

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