Two pleas have been filed within the Varanasi district courtroom and the Allahabad Excessive Courtroom searching for safety of “Hindu indicators and symbols” within the Gyanvapi mosque complicated in Varanasi.
This comes because the Allahabad Excessive Courtroom is scheduled to pronounce its order on Thursday on a plea in opposition to a Varanasi district courtroom order directing the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to conduct a survey to find out if the Gyanvapi mosque was constructed on a temple.
Rakhi Singh, one of many petitioners within the Gyanvapi-Shringar Gauri case, filed the plea within the Varanasi district courtroom on Wednesday, accusing the Muslim aspect of destroying Hindu symbols and demanding safety of the complicated.
The petition was filed within the courtroom of District Decide Ajay Krishna Vishwesh. The courtroom has mounted August 4 for listening to the matter, senior authorities counsel Rajesh Mishra mentioned.
Within the public curiosity litigation filed earlier than Allahabad Excessive Courtroom, the petitioners have sought instructions to the state authorities and the district administration to seal your entire Gyanvapi mosque premises with out affecting the ASI survey in order that “no injury might be finished by non-Hindus to Hindu signal/image” discovered in the course of the survey It additionally urged that non-Hindus could also be restrained from getting into the “outdated temple space” within the complicated until the disposal of fits pending within the district courtroom of Varanasi on the Gyanvapi difficulty.
The petition is filed by Jitender Singh “Visen”, Rakhi Singh and some others.
Vishwa Vedic Sanatan Sangh chief Jitendra Singh Bisen mentioned that within the plea within the district courtroom, Rakhi Singh has accused the Muslim aspect of destroying Hindu symbols on the Gyanvapi premises and demanded safety of your entire complicated to make sure that these symbols aren’t misplaced.
The entry of Muslims into Gyanvapi needs to be banned instantly in order that the work of archaeological survey might be finished with none hindrance, Bisen mentioned.
Rakhi Singh can also be one of many founder members of Vishwa Vedic Sanatan Sangh.
In the meantime, the secretary of the Intezamia Masjid Committee, Mohammad Yasin, mentioned that they haven’t but obtained a replica of the brand new petition.
“As soon as we obtain the copy of the petition, our authorized crew will put together its reply,” he mentioned.
Rakhi Singh is likely one of the 5 Hindu girls plaintiffs who filed the Shringar Gauri-Gyanvapi case, searching for permission for worship at Maa Shringar Gauri Sthal.
The Allahabad Excessive Courtroom had on July 27 reserved until August 3 its verdict on a plea in opposition to the ASI survey. Chief Justice Pritinker Diwaker additionally ordered that the keep on the ASI survey will proceed until August 3.
The excessive courtroom was listening to the plea filed by Anjuman Intezamia Masjid, which manages the mosque.
It had moved the excessive courtroom on July 25, a day after the Supreme Courtroom halted the ASI survey until 5 pm on July 26, permitting time for the mosque administration committee to enchantment in opposition to the decrease courtroom’s order.
A Varanasi courtroom had earlier directed the ASI to conduct the survey, together with excavations, wherever obligatory, to find out if the mosque was constructed at a spot the place a temple existed earlier.
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