Key info of Ayodhya Land Dispute...
1885: Court disapproved the petition filed by Mahant Raghuveer Das seeking permission to built a temple at the disputed land.
1949: Ram Lalla Idols were established under the Central Dome outside the disputed land.
1950: Petition was filed in the court seeking permission to offer prayers and protection of the idols.
1959: Nirmohi Akhara filed a petition appealing the court to handover the disputed land.
1981: UP's Sunni Waqf Board moved a petition seeking possession of the site.
1986: Local Court directed the Government to allot the land for Hindu Worshippers.
1989: Alahabad High Court issued an order for maintenance of status quo.
1992, December 6th: Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid structure demolished.
1993: Centre passed 'Acquisition of Certain Area at Ayodhya Act' to acquire the disputed land.
1994: Supreme Court told Mosque wasn't integral to Islam.
2002, April: Hearing over ownership of the disputed land began in the Allahabad High Court.
2010: Allahabad High Court grants three-way division of the disputed area between Sunni Waqf Board, The Nirmohi Akhara and Ram Lalla.
2011: Supreme Court issued stay on Allahabad High Court verdict on disputed land.
2017, March 21st: Then Chief Justice JS Khehar recommended out-of-court settlement.
2017, August 7th: Supreme Court constituted 3-Judge Bench for hearing of petitions filed against 1994 verdict of Allahabad High Court.
2017, August 20th: UP Shia Central Waqf Board told Supreme Court that Ram Temple can be built in Ayodhya and Mosque could be constructed in Lucknow.
2018, September 27th: SC turned down the plea seeking refering the case to five-judge Constitution Bench.
2019, January 8th: The Apex Court constituted a 5-Judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi to hear the case.
2019, January 29th: Centre sought permission of the SC to return the 67-acres of acquired land to original owners.
2019, March 8th: SC agrees for mediation through a 3-member panel to settle the dispute.
2019, August 1st: 3-Member Committee submitted its report to SC in a sealed cover.
2019, October 16th: Hearing of the 70-Year-Old Ayodhya Land Dispute case has come to an end. Supreme Court has reserved its judgement.