New Delhi, Nov 11: While delivering the Ayodhya Verdict, the Supreme Court took on record the service by the mediation panel. The court had set up the panel, but the mediation failed following which the Supreme Court delivered its final verdict in which it held that the disputed land belonged to the Hindus.
The court recorded that the settlement agreement received by it had not been agreed to or signed by all parties. Moreover, it is only conditional on certain stipulations being fulfilled. Hence it cannot be treated to be a binding or concluded agreement between the parties to the disputes, the Bench had held.