New Delhi: The Muslim parties submitted their reply in the Supreme Court on the Ayodhya land dispute case as a part of the moulding of relief.

The Supreme Court concluded its 40-day marathon hearing on Ayodhya issue four days ago. It had reserved the verdict and had asked the parties concerned to submit the replies in written format.

As common in the land dispute cases, the court asked the parties to submit replies related to moulding of relief that is the narrowing down of arguments and apprising the court of specific points the party wants it to adjudicate on.

Earlier, the court held hearings five-days-a-week from August 6. The court took up the marathon hearing as the mediation panel failed to reach an out-of-the-court settlement.

The Bench was headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and it also comprised Justices SA Bobde, DY Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer. They had reserved the judgement in the case for October 16.

The court is expected to deliver its judgement between November 4-17 on a batch of petitions challenging September 30, 2010, Allahabad high court judgement trifurcating the 2.77 acres of the disputed land at Ayodhya into three equal parts to Ram Lalla, Sunni Waqf Board and Nirmohi Akhara.