The mediation panel was set up by a five-judge Constitution bench headed by the then CJI Ranjan Gogoi in March 2019 to resolve the Ayodhya dispute.
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A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde, who is demitting office as the CJI Friday itself, also observed that it did not stop high courts from hearing cases related to COVID-19 management.
During the hearing conducted through video-conferencing, Justice Ramasubramanian said that as a lawyer earlier, he had appeared for Maudany before the Madras High Court.
A bench said it had endeavoured to facilitate an interaction with the judges' committee so that the problems perceived to be faced by the Bar can be ironed out.
Bhushan had said that the CJI availed the special helicopter during his visit to Kanha national park while 'an important case of disqualification of defecting MLAs of MP was pending before him.