Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi hinting that the argument in the 70-year-old dispute will come to an end on Wednesday itself.
The apex court had on Friday directed demolition of flats within 138 days, a timeline given by the Kerala government.
Cries of 'Jai Bhim' rented the air as the protesters, who trooped in from Punjab, Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and other states, demanded that the government hand over the concerned plot of land to the community and rebuild the temple.
The apex court expressed its anguish against his statement in which he had said that the monitoring committee was not sealing thousands of illegal structures
The bench also directed that construction activity be stopped with immediate effect wherever any unauthorised construction is noticed or booked by authorities.
Sadar Bazar, Lajpat Nagar, Chandni Chowk, Karol Bagh and Chawri Bazar were amongst the markets that were closed.
According to the reports, so far at least 3,500 properties have been sealed over the alleged misuse, encroachment and running establishments on non-notified areas by three civic agencies across the national capital.
Reacting to the demand of an ordinance by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to stop the drive, Puri said there was a tendency to "highlight victimhood" as part of "populist politics" in a democracy.
No data was available on the estimated loss of business and jobs due to sealing of properties
As many as 51 commercial units in the posh Defence Colony Market in south Delhi were sealed on Friday
Congress leaders protest at UP Assembly premises before a special session of UP assembly.PTI Photo /Nand Kumar
Samajwadi Party leaders protest at UP Assembly premises before a special session of UP assembly.PTI Photo/Nand Kumar
Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) members participate in a cycle rally as part of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' from West Bengal to Gujarat, in Bhopal.PTI Photo
A man rides a bicycle during rain in Ranchi.PTI Photo
Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge attend the first ever Earthshot Prize Awards Ceremony at Alexandra Palace in London. Created by Prince William and The Royal Foundation, The Earthshot Prize has...Photo by AP/PTI
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