The Supreme Court on Tuesday started the final hearing in the Babri Masjid-Ram temple dispute case, a day prior to the 25th anniversary of the mosque’s demolition in Ayodhya. On Tuesday, a special bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice S Abdul Nazeer at 2 pm to hear a total of 13 appeals filed against the 2010 judgment of the Allahabad high court in four civil suits.
3.52 pm: The PTI reports that the top court directs advocates on record of the appeals to sit together and make sure that all the documents are filed and numbered.
3.50 pm: The Supreme Court locked February 8, 2018, for hearing civil appeals in the matter to the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title row.
3.08 pm: The top court stops hearing in order to take stock of the documents filed and not filed.
2.55 pm: The Kapil Sibal says to the court that whenever the Ayodhya issue is heard, some serious repercussions outside the court. He also advised the court to take up the matter on July 15, 2019, in order to preserve the decorum of law and order as all the pleadings would be finished and after elections.
2.47 pm: All representing the Sunni Wakf Board, Kapil Sibal, Rajeev Dhawan, Dushyant Dave, intimidate to walk out.
2.16 pm: The Kapil Sibal says to the top court that a total of 19,590 documents were to be filed in the court.
2.12 pm: Sibal also says to the apex court that all reports of the ASI have not been provided in court.
2.08pm: The top court starts hearing in Ayodhya dispute case.