The latest Position of the Church Case in Indian SC
- -The matter in the SC came up on 19.12.2003 for further
-The Catholicose of the Indian Orthodox Church filed a
rejoinder affidavit to the counter affidavit already
filed by H.G Joseph Mor Gregorious Metropolitan of
Cochin diocese of the Jacobite Syrian Christian Church,
it contained 200 pages.
-The judges of SC comprised of His Lordship Justice
K.G. Balakrishnan and his Lordship justice B.N. Sreekrishna
granted four (4) weeks time to the Catholicose of the
Jacobite Church to file counter affidavit
-Mr. Rohinton Nariman, son of Mr. Fali S Nariman,
appering for Indian Orthodox Catholicose asked two
weeks time thereafter to file rejoinder to this counter
affidavit, which was also granted.
-Accordingly the case was posted after 6 weeks, the
exact date of hearing is yet to be fixed. It may be
fixed this week because court reopened after Christmas
vacation on 6 January 2003.
-Mr. Shanti Bhushan, Mr. C.S Vaidyanathan, Mr. P.J Philip.
Mr.P.K Mnaohar and Mr. A. Raghunath appeared for the Jacobite
-Mr. Rohinton Nariman, Mr. K. George and Mr. E.M.S. Anam
appeared for the Indian Orthodox Church. Senior advocate
Mr.F.S Nariman representing Indian Orthodox Church was
conspicuous by his absence.