BJP leader Subramanian Swamy looks happy these days for two reasons. One,the National Herald case initiated by him during the Congress led UPA II regime against its leaders Sonia and Rahul Gandhi has advanced to a final stage with ED sealing its office in New Delhi.
Two, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear Swamy's plea seeking a direction to the Centre to declare the Ram Sethu a national heritage monument.
A bench comprising Chief Justice N V Ramana and Justices Krishna Murari and Hima Kohli, which had agreed to list the plea for hearing on July 26, said it could not do so as one of the judges of the bench concerned had some health issues.
Swamy mentioned the case for urgent listing on July 13 and a few times in the past as well.
Ram Sethu, also known as Adam's bridge, is a chain of limestone shoals between Pamban Island, off the south-eastern coast of Tamil Nadu, and Mannar Island, off the north-western coast of Sri Lanka.
The BJP leader had submitted that he had already won the first round of the litigation in which the Centre accepted the existence of Ram Sethu.