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Ayodhya Verdict: How Different Is The Supreme Court Decision From Allahabad High Court Judgement Of 2010?

On November 9, the Supreme Court delivered a 1,045-page judgment on the title suit of the land where the Babri Masjid once stood. Outlook spoke to legal luminaries to seek their views on the Ayodhya verdict.

Ayodhya Verdict: How Different Is The Supreme Court Decision From Allahabad High Court Judgement Of 2010?
Ayodhya Verdict: How Different Is The Supreme Court Decision From Allahabad High Court Judgement Of 2010?
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2019-11-15T15:49:38+05:30

What are the key legal takeaways from the 1,045-page judgment delivered by the Supreme Court on November 9? And can the ­verdict on the title suit to the land where the Babri mosque once sto  od be challenged? Outlook asks former additional solicitor ­general and ­Supreme Court lawyer Sidharth Luthra, NALSAR University of Law vice chancellor Faizan Mustafa, Supreme Court lawyer Vikas Singh and advocate Eijaz Maqbool, who represented a Muslim litigant in this case.

1. How different is the Supreme  Court verdict in spirit from the ­Allahabad High Court judgment of 2010, which was criticised for its attempt at conciliation?

Faizan Mustafa: The Allahabad High Court judgment was wrong on the law as it was not a partition suit and relief ­cannot be given to a party whose suit is barred by limitation. But the judgment was good as it tried to preserve our composite ­culture at the disputed site. The...

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