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'Ayodhya verdict postponement plea may go before larger SC Bench'

india Updated: Sep 23, 2010 22:56 IST

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The plea for postponement of the Allahabad High Court verdict on the Ayodhya title suit is likely to be heard by a larger SC Bench following differences on the issue between the two judges hearing the petition, according to TV report.

Justices R V Raveendran and H L Gokhale in their order staying pronouncement of the High Court verdict by a week
admitted that there were differences in the Bench.

"In view of the differences, place the matter before the Chief Justice of India for constituting a larger Bench,"
the judges said in their order.

Hearing a petition of retired bureaucrat Ramesh Chand Tripathi for deferment of the verdict, Justice Raveendran was
of the view that the plea should be dismissed while Justice Gokhale was of the opinion that a notice should be issued for
exploring the option of settlement.