Litigants in Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri masjid land dispute refuse to accept out-of-Court settlement

LUCKNOW: An out-of-court settlement has been ruled out by the three litigants of the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri masjid land dispute case.

According to the news reported in Hindustan Times, on Monday, litigants Haji Mahboob, Iqbal Ansari and Mohammad Umar gathered in Ayodhya and passed a resolution that “Muslims will not shift the mosque” to any other site as proposed by few organisations and members.

They also suggested that Hindus could build a temple on Ram Chabootra in the outer courtyard of the mosque. Subsequently, a press statement was also issued.

Refusal to accept outside mediation is also expresses by the Chief of Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas, Mahant Nritya Gopal Das, VHP and seers of Ayodhya.

The founder of Art of Living, Ravi Shankar, who was trying for an out-of-court settlement is expected to meet all the litigants concerned in the case on March 12.