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SC to form new bench for Ayodhya case after Justice U U Lalit recuses self

Justice Lalit had appeared as a lawyer for then Uttar Pradesh CM Kalyan Singh in 1994

Aashish Aryan  |  New Delhi 

Supreme Court

The will form a new Constitution Bench to hear the Ram Janmabhoomi-Masjid land title dispute after recused himself.

The five-Constitution Bench comprising Chief Ranjan Gogoi, S A Bobde, Justice N V Ramana, Justice D Y Chandrachud, and Justice Lalit had assembled on Thursday when a petitioner’s lawyer pointed out that Justice Lalit had appeared as a lawyer for then CM Kalyan Singh in 1994, after which the recused himself.

First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 01:01 IST
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