Babri Masjid case will not be heard on Jan 29
New Delhi: Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case will not be taken up for hearing by 5-judge constitution bench of Supreme Court on January 29 due to the non-availability of Justice SA Bobde.
Earlier on January 25, Justices Ashok Bhushan and S A Nazeer, who were part of an earlier 3-judge bench were selected to be on the newly constituted 5-judge bench in the case.
Both the judges were part of the 3-judge bench, then headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra (now retired), which had by 2:1 majority verdict refused to refer to a larger bench the question as to whether the mosque is integral to offering prayers in Islam. Justice Nazeer had delivered a minority judgement.