First review petition filed against SC's Ayodhya verdict: Petitioner claims judgment 'condoned illegalities of Hindu parties'

The review petition said the Supreme Court in an attempt to balance the reliefs between the parties, condoned illegalities of the Hindu parties and allotted alternate land admeasuring 5 acres in Ayodhya to the Muslim parties, which was neither pleaded nor prayed for by the Muslim parties.

Press Trust of India December 02, 2019 15:50:20 IST
First review petition filed against SC's Ayodhya verdict: Petitioner claims judgment 'condoned illegalities of Hindu parties'
  • A petition seeking review of the Supreme Court's 9 November judgement on Ayodhya land dispute was filed in the apex court on Monday

  • Maulana Syed Ashhad Rashidi, legal heir of original litigant M Siddiq, has filed the review plea saying that the judgment suffers from 'errors apparent on record'

  • The review petition said the apex court in an attempt to balance the reliefs between the parties, condoned illegalities of the Hindu parties

New Delhi: A petition seeking review of the Supreme Court's 9 November judgement on Ayodhya land dispute by which the entire 2.77 acre land was granted to deity Ram Lalla was filed in the apex court on Monday.

First review petition filed against SCs Ayodhya verdict Petitioner claims judgment condoned illegalities of Hindu parties

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Maulana Syed Ashhad Rashidi, legal heir of original litigant M Siddiq, has filed the review plea saying that the judgment suffers from "errors apparent on record and warrants a review under Article 137 of the Constitution of India".

The review petition said the apex court in an attempt to balance the reliefs between the parties, condoned illegalities of the Hindu parties and allotted alternate land admeasuring 5 acres to the Muslim parties, which was neither pleaded nor prayed for by the Muslim parties.

Rashidi is president of Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind. In the petition, he said it must be noted that the review petitioner is not challenging the entire judgment.

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