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SC asks Muslim board to submit documents by Jan 23

 Simontini Bhattacharjee |  2017-01-10 23:12:36.0  |  New Delhi

SC asks Muslim board to submit documents by Jan 23

Responding to the plea of Hindutva league, the Supreme Court directed the Sunni Waqf Board to submit all the related transcripts and documents to the apex court within January 23, 2017.

While hearing the prolonged debatable case on January 4, a bench of Justice Arun Mishra and Justice Amitava Roy asked the appellants to clarify that since 2010, why they have not submitted their documents to the court.

After the apex court asked the Sunni Waqf Board to be present at the Registrar Court within this month, the members visited the court on Monday to explain. The order also mentioned that, “In case learned counsel has not appeared so far. Let them appear before the concerned Registrar within a period of ten days from on Monday. Let office to submit its report in this regard.”

On September 30, 2010 the Allahabad High Court pronounces its verdict that the land to be divided into three parts. 1/3 goes to Ram Lalla represented by Hindu Maha Sabha, 1/3 to Sunni Wakf Board, 1/3 goes to Nirmohi Akhara. 

Both The Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha and Sunni Waqf Board moved to the Supreme Court of India, challenging part of the Allahabad High Court’s verdict and the apex court stayed the high court order splitting the disputed site in three parts and said that status quo will remain. The Muslim Boards claimed of “Adverse Possession” by Hindus. In the last year responding to senior BJP leader Subramanium Swamy’s plea of re-building the Ram Temple the apex court agreed to hear the case.

Simontini Bhattacharjee

Simontini Bhattacharjee

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