<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chief Wasim Rizvi on Tuesday met Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Bengaluru over the Ram Temple issue. “I have requested Sri Sri Ravi Shankar that talks should be held only with those who want an agreement,” he was quoted as saying by ANI. According to media reports, he said that he doesn’t give importance to those religious leaders who talk about violence. He further said that they don’t have any legal status in the dispute. He said that the whole country respects Ravi Shankar and he will help resolve the issue. Wasim Rizvi met Ravi Shankar to explore the option of an out-of-court settlement of the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute in Ayodhya.The meeting comes days after the Art of Living Foundation confirmed that its founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar was in touch with several imams and swamis, including Acharya Ram Das of Nirmohi Akhara, to help find an out-of-court settlement to the disputed Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site at Ayodhya.Earlier, the Shia Central Waqf Board of Uttar Pradesh had in August told the Supreme Court that a mosque could be built in a Muslim- dominated area at a reasonable distance from the disputed site in Ayodhya.The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has denied holding any meeting with the Art of Living founder.A three-judge bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra, Ashok Bhushan and SA Nazeer has been constituted by former chief justice JS Khehar to hear a batch of petitions challenging the Allahabad High Court verdict in the Ayodhya land dispute case from August 11.The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court had in 2010 ruled a three-way division of the disputed 2.77 acres area at the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri masjid site in Ayodhya.(With inputs from Zee News)

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Ram temple issue: Shia Waqf Board chief meets Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, says talks with those who want agreement