Indian SC defers Babri mosque case as judge opts out

Indian SC defers Babri mosque case as judge opts out
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The Indian Supreme Court has deferred the hearing of the case on the decades-old Babri Mosque dispute between Muslims and Hindus.

According to Hindustan Times, Justice UU Lalit, one of the five judges of the bench hearing the case, offered to opt out after a lawyer pointed out that he had represented one of the parties nearly two decades ago.

The case was first deferred earlier this month during the hearing. The next hearing of the case is set for 29th January after constitution of a new bench.

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