Ayodhya Case: 'Court Shouldn't Rationalize Hindu Belief That Ram Was Born in Ayodhya'August 14, 2019 15:00
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Ayodhya Case: 'Court Shouldn't Rationalize Hindu Belief That Ram Was Born in Ayodhya':- Deity Ram Lalla Virajman’s counsel on Wednesday said it is widely believed by Hindus that Ayodhya is Lord Ram’s place of birth and the court should not go beyond to see how rational it is. The counsel said this before Supreme Court which is hearing the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case for the sixth day.
Senior advocate C S Vaidyanathan, appearing for deity Ram Lalla Virajman, proceeded arguments before a five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi.
"It was the belief of Hindus to say Lord Ram's birthplace is Ayodhya and the court should not go beyond to see how rational," said Vaidyanath to the bench also comprising Justices S A Bobde, D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S A Nazeer.
The senior advocate had on Tuesday told the court that the birthplace of Lord Ram is also a deity and Muslims cannot claim right over the 2.77-acre disputed land in Ayodhya as any division of the property would amount to "destruction" and "mutilation" of the deity itself.
The submissions came while acknowledging a query posed by the bench that if Hindus and Muslims were jointly owning the disputed Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site then how Muslims can be ousted.
Against the 2010 Allahabad High Court judgment, fourteen appeals have been filed in the apex court. The judgment was that the 2.77-acre land in Ayodhya is divided up equally among the three parties - the Nirmohi Akhara, the Sunni Waqf Board, and Ram Lalla.
By Sowmya Sangam