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Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
08-December-2010 15:37 IST
No Attempt by the Centre for Out of Court Settlement of Ayodhya Issue
The Central Government has not made any attempt for out of court settlement of the Ram Janam Bhoomi-Babri Madjid dispute after the Allahabad High Court judgement, announced on 30th September, 2010. However, in compliance with directions of Hon’ble Supreme Court and Hon’ble Special Bench of the Allahabad High Court at Lucknow, the Central Government is obliged to maintain the status-quo at the Ram Janam Bhoomi-Babri Masjid Complex at Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh for a period of 3 months from the date of pronouncement of the judgement by the Hon’ble Special Bench of the Allahabad High Court at Lucknow i.e., up to 30.12.2010. The Union of India was not a party to any of the title suits.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Home, Shri Ajay Maken in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.