New Delhi: The Supreme Court has fixed for tomorrow the hearing in the Babri Masjid demolition case in which senior BJP leaders L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti are accused.
A bench headed by Justice P C Ghose said the appropriate bench comprising him and Justice R F Nariman will be hearing the matter tomorrow. Justice Nariman was not present in the court today.
The bench, also comprising Justice Deepak Gupta, said that Justice Nariman will be back tomorrow and it will take up the matter.
At the outset, counsel for Haji Mahboob Ahmad (since deceased) moved an application seeking a week’s time to file a report with regard to the status of the case in trial court.
Senior advocate K K Venugopal, appearing for the BJP leaders, said the matter should be listed after four weeks to enable them to file some documents.
On March 6, the apex court had decided to examine the appeal against dropping of conspiracy charge against the accused including Advani, Joshi and Bharti in the case related to demolition of Babri Masjid in the disputed Ram janmabhoomi in Ayodhya in 1992. PTI