The Supreme Court has today allowed mediation process in Ayodhya land dispute case to continue till July 31 and sought a report on its outcome on August 1.
A five-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, said that after perusing the report filed by the mediation panel, it will take a call on 2nd August, on whether a hearing is required in the case.
Justice Kalifulla, chairman of mediation committee submitted the interim report in Supreme court today.
The bench, which perused the interim report about the progress of the mediation process till July 18, said its contents will remain confidential as per its earlier order.
The court had passed the order while hearing an application filed by a legal heir of one of the original litigants, Gopal Singh Visharad, seeking a judicial decision on the dispute and conclusion of the mediation process, alleging that not much was happening there.