Judicial ‘Exile’ Of Lord Ram Continues: No SC Hearing In Ram Temple Case On 29 January Due To Judge’s UnavailabilitySupreme Court of India (Mohit Singh/Wikimedia Commons)

Due to non-availability of Justice S A Bobde, the hearing in the Ram Mandir case which was slated to be heard by the five-judge constitutional bench of Supreme Court has been deferred, reports Bar & Bench.

The recently setup Constitution bench comprising of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi along with Justices SA Bobde, DY Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer was scheduled to hear the case on 29 January.

However, a notice issued on 27 January by the additional registrar (listing) of the Supreme Court stated that the hearing in the matter now stands deferred due to non-availability of Justice SA Bobde.

The hearing in the case was earlier deferred on account of setting up of a new bench after Justice U U Lalit who was on the Constitution bench had recused himself from the case on 10 January. Following this, a new bench was set up which replaced Justice NV Ramana, and Justice UU Lalit with Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer

Earlier, commenting on the the regular delays in the case, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said that the apex court should soon deliver a verdict in the matter.

"I want to say that the court should give its verdict soon, and if it is unable to do so, it should hand over the issue to us. We will resolve the Ram Janmabhoomi dispute within 24 hours. We won't take 25 hours," Yogi Adityanath said, as reported by Economic Times.

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