New Delhi: RSS ideologue KN Govindacharya has demanded live streaming of the hearing of Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case. He wrote to the Cabinet Secretary on Thursday, demanding for the Ayodhya case in the Supreme Court to be “live-streamed”. It must be noted that Following Justice UU Lalit’s recusal from the case, the Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the reconstitution of the bench hearing the case and set a new date of hearing.
The case is listed for hearing on January 29, 2019. The decision to defer the hearing in the case did not go down well with many Hindu outfits. They alleged that this was a “ploy” to “stall” the hearings in the case.
RSS ideologue wrote the letter demanding live streaming of the case, to the Cabinet Secretary besides Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
Times Now News observed that if the court accepts the proposal, the Ayodhya case could become the first Supreme Court case in the country to be ‘live-streamed’.
It must be noted that the Supreme Court, on 26 September 2018, had allowed the live streaming and video recording of court proceedings in public interest. The Apex court bench had said that live streaming of court proceedings would help bring in greater transparency in judicial proceedings.