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Among other things, the petitioners prayed for the preservation of artefacts present at the site in Ayodhya.
The Supreme Court today imposed costs of Rs 1 lakh on petitioners for invoking Article 32 jurisdiction in relation to activity at the Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi site.
The Bench of Justices Arun Mishra, BR Gavai, and Krishna Murari today disposed of the petitions with costs.
Among other things, the petitioners prayed for the preservation of artefacts present at the site in Ayodhya. The Court, however, took great exception to the petitioners moving the Supreme Court under its Article 32 jurisdiction. A miffed Justice Mishra said,
When Senior Advocate Dr. Menaka Guruswamy sought to make submissions on behalf of the petitioners in order to explain what the pleas seek, the Court refused to hear the matter, terming the pleas as "frivolous".
The Court proceeded to impose costs of Rs. 1 lakh on each of the two petitioners.