Board secretary Maulana Khalid Saifullah Rahmani said on Tuesday that they will continue to fight the case for the board and will file review petition on behalf of individual litigants.
In an interview to PTI, Naqvi said that in a democracy everyone has a right to have an opinion and liberty to approach courts. However, he asserted that in an ideal scenario attempts should not be made to entangle the decades-old complex issue which has been solved by a unanimous verdict of the Supreme Court.
Hitting out at the All India Muslim Personal Law Board and the Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind for their decision to seek a review of the Ayodhya verdict, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said they are trying to create an "atmosphere of division and confrontation" after the matter was laid to rest by the Supreme Court.
Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, a doyen of legal profession who represented the Muslim parties during the dramatic 40-day-long hearing of the Ayodhya title dispute case, had given up practice after a courtroom spat two years ago but he reconsidered his decision later. And he drew praise for his representation of the Sunni Waqf Board and other Muslim parties in the sensitive case.
Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravishankar, who was part of a three-member mediation panel in the Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit, on Saturday described the Supreme Court verdict on the matter as "historic" and said it has brought "joy and relief" to people of both the communities from a long-standing dispute.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who will be leading a delegation to Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan on Saturday, held a meeting with DGP Dinkar Gupta and other senior officers ahead of the Supreme Court judgment in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case.
Rattled by a different stand of party leaders on abrogation of Article 370, the Congress is to formalise its strategy on the Ayodhya verdict with the Congress Working Committee (CWC) will meet on Saturday at 9 a.m. The consistent official line of the party has been that the Congress wants everyone to abide by the apex court verdict.
Sudden anxiety gripped the temple town on Friday night as the news that the Supreme Court will deliver its verdict in the communally sensitive Ayodhya land dispute case on Saturday began to trickle in.
A five-judge Supreme Court bench had heard the Ayodhya case on a day-to-day basis for 40 days and reserved its verdict on October 16.
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, who retires on November 17, is expected to deliver verdicts in several key matters, including the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute and petitions seeking review of the Rafale judgement, in the next eight
Tearing of map by Sunni Waqf Board's senior Counsel Rajeev Dhavan in the Supreme Court during hearing on Ayodhya issue has been criticised by members of the lawyer fraternity who said advocates should maintain decorum of courtrooms during the proceedings.
Mohammad Umar, a Muslim litigant, said, "I agree, if we have to postpone the construction of a mosque, we must (do so) to take care of peace and communal harmony and peace in the society."
High drama unfolded in the Supreme Court of India just as the final hearing on the Ayodhya Title Dispute began today. Rajeev Dhavan, who is appearing for Muslims, was handed over a map of Ram Mandir by the Hindu Mahasabha. The matter escalated when senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan tore the map into pieces, evoking a strong reaction from Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.
Supreme Court hearing of the Ayodhya dispute is in its last leg. The Court has asked all parties to wrap their arguments today (October 16). Supreme Court hearing of the Ayodhya dispute is in its last leg. The Court has asked all parties to wrap their arguments today (October 16). All eyes are on the Supreme Court. Ayodhya dispute is something that has come to influence and even mould Indian politics and society.
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid dispute is in the last stage. Section 144 has also been imposed in Ayodhya District in anticipation of a verdict. The Court has directed all parties to finish their arguments on Wednesday (October 16).
The Ayodhya title dispute may come to an end today with final submissions in the Supreme Court. Both Hindu and Muslim sides will conclude their arguments before the five-judge constitution bench -- CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Justice SA Bobde, Justice DY Chandrachud, Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice SA Nazeer.
The protracted hearing in the politically sensitive Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute at Ayodhya will enter into the crucial final leg on Monday when the Supreme Court resumes proceedings on the 38th day after the week-long Dussehra break.
The VHP on Saturday said that seers will light 5,100 earthen lamps at the disputed Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid site on Diwali but the district administration asserted no religious activity beyond the Supreme Court's mandate on the issue will be allowed.
A group of eminent Muslims on Thursday expressed the desire to hand over the land owned by the Muslims in Ayodhya to the Supreme Court which may, in turn, hand it over to the Central government.
Muhammed, who was on the team that carried out the digging, rubbished Muslim parties' claims before the Supreme Court that the "long wall" found during the excavations by the ASI was scientifically examined.