Justice DY Chandrachud To Hear Plea Against Varanasi Mosque Survey In Supreme Court

Justice DY Chandrachud To Hear Plea Against Varanasi Mosque Survey In Supreme Court

Bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud will hear the plea within the Supreme Court docket.

New Delhi:

A bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud within the Supreme Court docket will hear the plea in search of a keep on the survey of the Gyanvapi Mosque complicated, adjoining to the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi.

The order directing the registry to listing the matter earlier than Justice Chandrachud was uploaded on the Supreme Court docket web site on Friday night time, the place Chief Justice of India NV Ramana directed that matter be listed earlier than Justice Chandrachud.

“Upon being talked about by Huzefa Ahmadi, senior counsel showing on behalf of the petitioner, we deem it acceptable to direct the Registry to listing the matter earlier than the Bench presided over by Dr Justice DY Chandrachud,” the order acknowledged.

Yesterday senior advocate Huzefa Ahmadi talked about the matter earlier than a bench headed by CJI Ramana asking to order established order within the case pending earlier than the Varanasi civil court docket.

The bench, nonetheless, had refused to grant established order within the case, saying that it was not conscious of the difficulty, because it had not seen the papers then.

“Now we have not seen the papers. We do not even know what’s the matter. I do not know something… how can I go an order. I’ll learn after which go orders… let me see,” stated the CJI.

Mr Ahmadi showing for the Anjuman Intezamia Masajid Committee that manages the Gyanvapi Mosque sought an order of the established order, saying “survey has been directed in relation to Varanasi property”. That is coated by the Locations of Worship Act. Now the Court docket has ordered the Commissioner to conduct a survey.

On Friday, the enchantment was filed by the Committee, difficult an order of Allahabad Excessive Court docket allowing a court-appointed commissioner to examine, and conduct a survey and videography of the Gyanvapi mosque to which Hindus and Muslims have laid declare for his or her proper to worship.

It sought course to remain the survey of the Gyanvapi Mosque complicated.

The Varanasi civil court docket had directed a survey to examine, conduct videography and acquire proof concerning the alleged existence of Hindu deities contained in the Gyanvapi mosque positioned subsequent to the Kashi Vishwanath Temple.

On Could 12, the court docket stated that the survey of the Gyanvapi mosque will proceed regardless of objections from mosque authorities.

The native court docket had earlier directed the authorities to submit a report by Tuesday (Could 10), nonetheless, the survey couldn’t happen because the mosque committee had opposed the videography contained in the mosque.

The civil court docket had appointed a court docket commissioner to conduct the survey and videography of the location and the identical was challenged earlier than Allahabad Excessive Court docket, which dismissed the enchantment on April 21. Now April 21 order of the Excessive Court docket has been challenged within the high court docket.

5 ladies had filed a petition within the court docket in search of permission for each day worship on the Shringar Gauri temple, which was allegedly located contained in the Kashi Vishwanath-Gyanvapi Mosque premises.

The order of the civil court docket for endeavor survey and videography on the premises got here on the petition of the aforesaid.

One other petition, which was filed by one Vijay Shankar Rastogi, had contended that the whole premises belonged to the Kashi Vishwanath and that the Gyanvapi Mosque was solely part of the Temple, can also be pending within the court docket since 1991.

Rastogi had additionally claimed that the Kashi Vishwanath Temple had been constructed over two thousand years in the past and the temple had been demolished by the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb.

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