Ayodhya Land Dispute: After mediation process on the Ayodhya dispute has been formally closed following the panel who failed to break the stand-off into the matter, CJI says, ‘The hearing of the case will be on a day-to-day basis, hearing to begin from August 6. Also, the panel submitted the report to the Supreme Court on Thursday. The Ayodhya dispute mediation committee, which is led by Justice KM Kalifulla, made an attempt last week to reach the possible settlement which might be acceptable to all sides.
Ayodhya land case: CJI says, 'The hearing of the case will be on a day-to-day basis, hearing to begin from August 6th. pic.twitter.com/nV6ZAeKdoX
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In a report filed by the Indian Express, the deadline to submit the report in Supreme Court was Thursday, to which the three-member mediation panel officially informed the participants that the mediation had not succeeded and the proceedings have been closed.
Earlier, the committee submitted the initial report to the Supreme Court on July 18, the committee asked for more time for the process. Therefore, the apex court gave the time till Thursday which was 13 days prior to the earlier deadline of August 15 which was earlier set by the Supreme Court on May 10.
The mediation committee set by the Supreme Court on March 8, organized only one meeting with all sides present. There were several other meetings held by the mediation committee established by Supreme Court, including Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and senior advocate Sriram Panchu in various cities, including Delhi, Lucknow, and Ayodhya.