Added on : 2019-03-08 11:44:00
The court said that Justice Khaliifulah (Retd) will be the chairman for court appointed and monitored mediation for a " "permanent solution". Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Senior advocate Sriram Panchu will be the other members in the panel.
The mediation will be held in Faizabad, the court said
It will be held with "utmost confidentiality". Time given for mediation is 8 weeks. Report to be filed in SC in 4 weeks.
Ayodhya dispute mediators can co-opt more on the panel if necessary. UP govt to provide them with facilities in Faizabad. Mediation to start in a week. Will be held in-camera. Mediators can take legal assistance.
Supreme Court in its order also said that the reporting of the mediation proceedings in media will be banned.
The development is significant as it comes just weeks ahead of national elections due by May.