Tribune News Service
New Delhi, July 20
The Supreme Court dismisses a PIL looking for instructions to guard artefacts recovered throughout levelling work at Ram Janmabhoomi for building of a Ram temple.
Terming the PIL as “absolutely frivolous”, a Bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra imposes a high quality of Rs one lakh every on the 2 petitioners and threatens to order a CBI probe into the petition.
It requested the petitioners to deposit the cash inside a month.
On behalf of the petitioners, senior advocate Menaka Guruswamy submitted that the artefacts discovered throughout excavation on the web site ought to be protected.
“Even Ram Janmabhoomi Trust has accepted that there are many artefacts in the area that needs protection,” she stated.
“How dare you approach the court under Article 32? You are just trying to stop the verdict of this court”, the Bench requested.
“Stop filing such frivolous petitions… What do you mean by this? Are you saying that there is no rule of law and the judgement of this court (in Ayodhya case) will not be followed by anyone and no one will take action?” It stated whereas dismissing the PIL.
It imposes a value of Rs one lakh every on the 2 petitioners after Solicitor General Tushar Mehta urged the court docket to impose a value on them for submitting a frivolous petition.
As Guruswamy tried to say one thing and began by saying, “With great respect my lord…”, Justice Mishra brief again: “What respect? This is your respect. Why are such frivolous petitions being filed?”