With new cracks in the judiciary, will politics reclaim its hold on Ayodhya issue?

February 8, 2018

Ashwini Tallur and Satya Prasoon, associates at CLPR, discussed the role of the Supreme Court as a conflict manager, in The Print on 8th Feb 2018. The context for this article was the Babri-Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case (Ayodhya matter) that was heard on the same day. They proposed that the Supreme Court’s decision to tag this case as a title dispute, and have it move through the appeal process like any other title dispute, has helped establish its legitimacy as a neutral entity which has avoided populist measures and instead employed the tools available to the Judiciary to resolve this conflict.

 

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'With new cracks in the judiciary, will politics reclaim its hold on Ayodhya issue?' (The Print , 08 Feb 2018) <https://theprint.in/opinion/lets-not-forget-top-court-acted-as-a-safety-valve-in-a-critical-dispute-like-ayodhya/34131/> accessed on 29 Jul 2021