The High Court on Wednesday appointed R.V. Raveendran, retired judge of the Supreme Court, as mediator in place of Shivaraj V. Patil for resolving the dispute between the ITC Limited, the State Government and Karnataka State Board of Wakfs over ITC Hotel Windsor.

A Division Bench comprising Justice K. Sreedhar Rao Khehar and Justice V. Appa Suri Rao passed the order.

The Bench stayed the proceedings on the dispute pending before the Wakf Tribunal.