One side of the Waqf Board said that they were ready to go for the settlement while the other is fiercely contesting the title on the disputed land.
Ajay Gautam, a Hindu priest, in his letter to the CJI, has termed as 'offensive' and 'illegal' the act of Dhavan, who was representing the Muslim parties in the case.
The complaint letter said that Supreme Court advocate has committed 'highly unethical' act by tearing into pieces a copy of the map submitted before the top court.
The reference to the pictorial map showing the exact birthplace of Lord Ram at the disputed site in Ayodhya by Senior advocate Vikas Singh, was objected by Rajeev Dhavan.
During the hearing in the Supreme Court on Tuesday, CJI Gogoi said: "Today is 39th day. Tomorrow is 40th day and last day of hearing in the case."
The comment was made by senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, appearing for the Muslim parties, before a 5-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi.
Ayodhya dispute: Muslim parties' lawyer Rajeev Dhavan loses cool, terms judge's tone as 'aggressive'
The bench was questioning Rajeev Dhavan, who was appearing for Sunni Waqf Board, about the testimony of a witness who had visited the disputed site in Ayodhya in 1935.
Ayodhya case: SC closes contempt case against man for threatening advocate representing Muslim parties
A five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said the man had expressed regret for using such objectionable words in his communication to advocate Rajeev Dhavan.
On the lotus symbol, lawyer Rajeev Dhavan said that they did not make the structure a temple or part of a temple and moreover, such flowery images were also part of Islamic art.
Earlier, the apex court had issued show-cause notices to two persons, including an 88-year-old retired government servant N Shanmugam, on the contempt plea of Rajeev Dhavan.
'Will see you outside the court': Lawyer Dhavan alleges threat for representing Muslim parties in Ayodhya dispute
Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan aid that he did not need security and protection as the court assurance is enough for him.
Dhavan, who appeared for M Siddiq and the All India Sunni Waqf Board, said he had received a letter dated August 14, 2019 from N Shanmugam threatening him for appearing for the Muslim parties.
The 88-year-old Shanmugam allegedly cursed Rajeev Dhavan that physical disabilities will befall him for taking up Muslims' case against deity Ram Lalla in Ayodhya case.
Rajeev Dhavan alleged that he has been accosted both at home and in the court premises with intimidating behaviour by several persons.
On the argument put forward by the MLAs over as to why the Speaker is keen on deciding the disqualification plea first and then on resignations, Dhavan said it wasn’t important.