SC reconstitutes 5-member Constitution Bench to hear Ayodhya land dispute
New Delhi: A new five-judge Constitution Bench was constituted in the Supreme Court Friday to hear the politically sensitive Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid land title dispute in Ayodhya.
The bench was re-constituted as Justice U U Lalit, who was a member of the original bench had recused himself from hearing the matter.
The new bench comprises Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S A Bobde, D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S A Nazeer.
Justice N V Ramana, who was in the bench which last heard the matter on January 10, is also not a member in the new bench.
Justice Bhushan is also a new member in the bench.