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As Supreme Court once again strikes down early hearing of Ayodhya case, Muslim litigants bat for out of court settlement!

It has been over 25 years and still the issue of Ayodhya remains unsolved in Supreme Court. Despite many pleas and requests, the courts have shown no interest in solving the case. Today the Supreme Court again rejected the plea on early hearing of Ayodhya case which again disappointed crores of people.

Following the constant delay from supreme Court, the Muslim petitioners are now seeking out of court settlement backing Sri Sri Ravishankar.  Muslim petitioners in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit case now feel that ‘out of court settlement’ is the best option given the delays from court. The petitioners have signed a statement and said that they are willing to work for an amicable solution to the centuries-old dispute.

As per Times Now, key Muslim petitioners in the Ayodhya dispute case – Haji Mehboob and Mohammad Umar – have signed the statement calling for an out of court settlement. The Imam of Kevda Masjid, Ayodhya, and Imam of Tedhi Bazaar Masjid, Ayodhya, have also put their signatures on the statement.

The development came ahead of the monthly meeting of the National Commission for Minorities on Wednesday, where discussions on the Ayodhya issue are expected. Several Muslim organisations have approached the panel asking them to extend their full support to the construction of Ram Temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya.

Just ahead of the meeting, the National Commission for Minorities chief Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi has also spoken out in favour of constructing Ram Temple at Ayodhya. Rizvi said the temple must be built in Ayodhya so that Muslims can live peacefully and respectfully. He further said that a resolution of the dispute will help strengthen relations between the two communities.

“The National Minority Welfare Organisation and some other outfits have sent us reports that the Muslim community in the country is living in fear. They have urged the Commission to take an initiative to improve the current atmosphere. During the November 14 meeting, we will hold discussions on the matter. But, as it is sub-judice, we can only urge the apex court for an early hearing,” he told news agency PTI.
“Even I believe that in Ayodhya, neither mosques can be built, nor namaz can be offered. The place has a sentimental value for 100 crore Hindus. Therefore, Hindus must be allowed to build a Ram temple there (Ayodhya) so that Muslims can live peacefully, respectfully and without any fear while contributing to the development of the nation,” he added.
Rizvi also confirmed that many Muslim organisation have confirmed their support to out of court settlement and wanted to take put an end to the 2 decade old issue which has taken the country for a ride.
This is a massive boost to the Ayodhya issue with which both the parties can come to a common conclusion and sort out the issue outside court.


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