SC refuses to entertain plea seeking direction to declare ‘Ram Sethu’ as national monument

11:58 AM Oct 03, 2023 | PTI |

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a plea seeking a direction to declare the ‘Ram Sethu’ as a national monument.


‘Ram Sethu’, also known as Adam’s bridge, is a chain of limestone shoals between Pamban Island, off the south-eastern coast of Tamil Nadu, and Mannar Island, off the north-western coast of Sri Lanka.

The plea, which was also seeking direction for construction of a wall at the site, came up for hearing before a bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Sudhanshu Dhulia.

The plea was filed by the Hindu Personal Law Board, through its president Ashok Pandey.


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