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Allahabad HC to take up plea to postpone Ayodhya verdict

The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court, hearing the Ayodhya title suits, will take up petitions for the postponement of Ayodhya verdict today.

delhi Updated: Sep 17, 2010 15:00 IST

The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court, hearing the Ayodhya title suits, will take up petitions for the postponement of Ayodhya verdict on Friday.

The bench received three petitions to defer the verdict citing law and order problems and the upcoming Commonwealth Games.

The court on Tuesday passed the order on the application of Ramesh Chandra Tripathi, the defendant of a suit moved on Monday pleading that the title suit verdict, slated to be pronounced on September 24 next, be deferred.

It has been a 16-year-long wait for the verdict, which would decide who owns the land on which the Babri Masjid was located.

The goverment has been gearing up for any law and order problems in the wake of the verdict, with massive security arragement across Uttar Pradesh.