Rajeev Dhavan, the advocate representing Sunni Waqf Board and other Muslim parties in the Ayodhya case has taken to social media to inform that he has been sacked unceremoniously.
Just been sacked from the Babri case by AOR Ejaz Maqbool who was representing the Jamiat. Have sent formal letter accepting the 'sacking' without demur. No longer involved in the review or the case
About an hour ago, he posted on his Facebook account that he has just been sacked from the Babri case by Advocate on Record Ejaz Maqbool who was representing Jamiat. “Have sent formal letter accepting the ‘sacking’ without demur. No longer involved in the review or the case,” he posted.
I have been informed that Mr Madani has indicated that I was removed from the case because I was unwell. This is total…
In another post, he added, “I have been informed that Mr Madani has indicated that I was removed from the case because I was unwell. This is total nonsense. He has a right to instruct his lawyer AOR Ejaz Maqbool to sack me which he did on instructions. But the reason being floated is malicious and untrue.”
In November, talking about Sunni Waqf Board’ decision to not file a review petition against the SC verdict on Ayodhya, the senior advocate said that they have taken this decision under immense pressure. He went on to castigate the chairman of the Sunni Waqf Board, Zafar Ahmad Farooqui by saying that since he has an FIR against him he is subject to the pressure of Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, hinting that it is under Adityanath’s pressure that Farooqui decided that they will not file a review petition against the Supreme Court’s verdict on the Ayodhya dispute.