The curiosity of the countrymen on the Ayodhya issue is also increasing with the ticking of the needle of the clock. The Supreme Court is going to give its historic verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case at 10:30 am today.
A bench of 5 judges of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi has completed the hearing of the case in record 40 days. They have tightened security across the country before the verdict.
Five Judges of Supreme Court going to give judgment on Ayodhya dispute
Social media is being monitored. They have banned the Internet in some cities. People of different faiths and religious leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, have appealed to the countrymen not to see it from a win-loss perspective.
Avoid rumors and keep the peace. Let me tell you that the decision that is going to come today is about the ownership of 2.77 acres of land. The Constitution Bench of five judges headed by CJI will give its verdict. Let us know who is the judge who gave this historic verdict.
1. Justice Ranjan Gogoi
46th and current Chief Justice of the country
Tenure: April 23, 2012, to November 17, 2019
Chief Justice appointed on October 3, 2018
CJI Gogoi, who hails from Assam, was a judge in the Guwahati High Court before becoming a judge of the Supreme Court. He has also been the Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court. CJI Ranjan Gogoi is retiring on November 17 next week. In such a situation today’s decision is going to be historic. However, he has given many important decisions before.
These include the order to enforce NRC in Assam and ban the printing of photographs of leaders in government advertisements, and the famous decision not to claim trademarks of services or goods in the name of the holy religious books like Ramayana.
2. Justice S. a. Bobde
Tenure: April 12, 2013, to April 23, 2021
Justice Bobde is about to replace CJI Gogoi after his retirement. Before the Supreme Court, he has been a judge of Bombay High Court and MP High Court. He was also the Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court. Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde is currently the senior-most judge of SC after Chief Justice.
After Gogoi retires, he will become the new Chief Justice of the country on 18 November. If you look at their decisions, there are big decisions to enjoy declaring the right to privacy as a fundamental right. However, prohibiting the sale of firecrackers in Delhi for pollution control.
3. Justice Ashok Bhushan
Tenure: May 13, 2016, to July 4, 2021
Justice Ashok Bhushan, coming from Jaunpur, UP, was the Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court before becoming a judge in the Supreme Court. If we look at the big decisions of Justice Bhushan, these include the right of euthanasia, the decision between the Delhi government and the Lieutenant Governor. He also served on the five-member constitution bench to examine the constitutionality of the Aadhaar law.
In the Ismail Farooqui case on Ayodhya, he also rejected the demand for reconsideration on the comment that the mosque was not considered an integral part of Islam.
4. Justice DY Chandrachud
Tenure: May 13, 2016, to November 10, 2024
Justice Chandrachud has been a judge in Bombay High Court and Allahabad High Court. Before becoming a Supreme Court judge, Justice Chandrachud was the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court. Justices Dhananjay Yashwant Chandrachud Unconstitutional prohibiting the entry of women into the Sabarimala temple in Kerala, declaring privacy as a fundamental right, criminalizing homosexual relations between two adults Exclusion, declaring Section 497 of IPC as unconstitutional, violating the right to equality, euthanasia Field includes decision right.
5. Justice S. Abdul Nazir
Tenure: 27 February 2017 to 4 January 2023
Justice Nazir was a judge of the Karnataka High Court before becoming a judge of the Supreme Court. Justice Nazir’s much-talked-about verdict was a minority decision in the triple talaq case. He did not declare the instant triple talaq as unconstitutional while the three judges of the five-member constitution bench ruled by the immediate majority, declaring the immediate triple talaq unconstitutional.
The decision by Ismail Farooqui in the Ayodhya land acquisition case supported the demand for a reconsideration of the remark that the mosque was not an integral part of Islam. Also, while two other judges turned down the Muslim side’s demand for a reconsideration of the verdict.