The appropriate bench will fix the schedule with regard to the hearing of appeals in the case.
"We will fix the date of hearing of Ayodhya dispute case before the appropriate bench in January," the CJI said.
Earlier, a three-judge bench, by a 2:1 majority, refused to refer to a five-judge constitution bench the issue of reconsideration of the observations in its 1994 judgement that a mosque was not integral to Islam. The matter had arisen during the hearing of the Ayodhya land dispute.
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