New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India on Wednesday, 16 October 2019, said “enough is enough” and concluded the day-to-day hearing in the Ayodhya Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid case.
At the end of the 40-day hearing in Babri Masjid/ Ram Janam Bhumi case by the Constitution Bench of Supreme Court, the judgement has been reserved.
Senior advocates K. Parasaran led the Temple party, Dr. Rajeev Dhavan led the Masjid party.
There are 14 appeals filed in the apex court challenging the Allahabad High Court judgment delivered in 2010 in response to four civil suits that had sought that the 2.77-acre land in Ayodhya ybe partitioned equally among three parties — the Sunni Waqf Board, the Nirmohi Akhara and Ram Lalla.
When on Wednesday the 5-judge Constitution bench began hearing the Ayodhya land dispute case, which is continuing for last 39 days, bench said that more time will not be granted to the parties beyond today to conclude the hearing in the case.
“This matter is going to be concluded at 5 pm today. Enough is enough,” the bench, headed by Chief Justice Rajan Gogoi and comprising justices S A Bobde, D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S A Nazeer, said at the start of the proceedings on the 40th day.
The apex court had earlier said the hearing would be concluded on October 17. The CJI is demitting office on November 17.
The bench also rejected a plea of a party seeking to intervene in the ongoing hearing and said no such interventions will be allowed now at this stage of proceedings.