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SC constitutes 5-judge Constitution bench for Ayodhya

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A five-Judge bench of the headed by has been constituted to hear the title suit in the Ram Janmabhoomi-case, which will begin hearing on January 10.

The others in the bench will be Justice S.A. Bobde, Justice N.V. Ramana, Justice and Justice according to a notice issued by the (Listing) on Tuesday. The four justices will become the of in that order at some point of time in future.

Justice Bobde will succeed in November this year. Justice Ramana will succeed Justice Bobde followed by Justice Lalit and Justice Chandrachud.

The on Friday had said the bench that will hear a batch of cross petitions challenging the 2010 judgment on the title suit will decide the future course of the hearing.

Taking up the applications for early hearing, a bench of CJI and Justice had said further orders on the course of the hearing will be passed by the bench which will be constituted on January 10.

The had in 2010 trifurcated the disputed site, giving one portion each to Ram Lalla, Nirmohi Akhara and the original Muslim litigant.



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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 22:36 IST