The Central Sunni Waqf Board had filed the revision plea in the court on September 18, pleading that the case was related to the waqf tribunal and therefore it should be heard by Lucknow Waqf court.
The five-acre land allocated to the Sunni Waqf Board falls in Dhannipur village under Sohawal tehsil in Ayodhya district.
Reacting to the missing audit files of the two boards, the minister said that the collusion of officials was responsible for the recent loss of important documents in the case.
The Board said it did not have the option to reject the alternative piece of land given to it under the Supreme Court's Ayodhya verdict.
The government spokesman said that the proposal was in compliance with the SC verdict on November 9 that said that five acres of land is to be given to the Muslim side for mosque construction.
The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday allotted five acres of land in Ayodhya district to the Sunni Central Waqf Board as directed by the Supreme Court.
Dhavan, a doyen of legal profession who represented the Muslim parties during the Ayodhya case, had given up practice after a courtroom spat two years ago but he reconsidered his decision later.
Shia cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawad on Sunday urged Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to hold talks with Sunni Waqf Board too in connection with Ram temple-Babri Masjid dispute.
While doing so, Kapil Sibal made the documents of the Supreme Court public and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi if he thought the chief justice of India was wrong.
Senior lawyer and Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Wednesday clarified he never represented the Sunni Waqf Board in the ongoing long-standing Ayodhya matter in the Supreme Court.
Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for the Sunni Waqf Board, had, however, said in the apex court yesterday that the appeals be heard in July 2019 after the completion of the next Lok Sabha polls.
The Sunni Central Waqf Board disowned Sibal as its counsel and said that, in its opinion, the Ayodhya tangle should be resolved at the earliest.
THE Uttar Pradesh government’s decision to dissolve the Shia and Sunni Waqf Boards in the State follows complains against former cabinet minister Azam Khan, his wife, the Central Waqf Council, claimed