India's Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a lower court in northern India to delay a verdict on owning land of an ancient Muslim mosque in northern India.
The case is about the 16th century Babri mosque in Uttar Pradesh state.
The Supreme Court's decision on Thursday came after an appeal to the stay on the judgment, saying the matter could be settled out of court.
The Supreme Court will meet on Sept. 28 to decide on the appeal and commentators said the date of the actual verdict by a high court in Uttar Pradesh -- originally due on Friday -- was now unclear.
The federal government banned public meetings in the state and bulk mobile text messages that could be used to spread rumours and plan riots about court verdict.
Hindu mobs demolished the historical mosque in the town of Ayodhya in 1992, claiming it was built on the birthplace of their god-king Rama. The demolition triggered the worst religious riots since partition in 1947, and some 2,000 people died.
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