Gyanvapi subject: Muslim facet information plea in opposition to prayers in Allahabad HC, Hindu facet information caveat
Varanasi: The Anjuman Intezamia Masjid Committee, which manages Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi, has moved the Allahabad Excessive Courtroom difficult the Varanasi district courtroom’s order which allowed Hindus to carry out prayers within the southern cellar of the mosque.
The Muslim facet has additionally filed a plea in district courtroom looking for a keep for 15 days on puja contained in the basement.
The Hindu facet has additionally filed a caveat, looking for that it ought to be heard earlier than the courtroom passes any order.
The matter was talked about earlier than Appearing Chief Justice Manoj Kumar Gupta by senior advocate S.F.A. Naqvi and he was requested to maneuver an pressing itemizing plea earlier than the Registrar Itemizing.
Accordingly, an software has been moved earlier than the Registrar, Itemizing and the matter is more likely to be taken up quickly.
The event comes after the Supreme Courtroom refused to urgently hear the Mosque Committee’s plea in opposition to the order permitting puja in Vyas Ji ka Tehkhana, situated on the southern cellar of the Mosque.
The Varanasi District Decide had directed the district administration to make applicable preparations inside 7 days for Hindus to conduct worship rituals inside one of many sealed cellars (Vyas ji ka tehkhana) inside the present Gyanvapi mosque advanced.
Worship at this spot was stopped within the yr 1993.
Shortly after the Varanasi District Decide’s order, District Justice of the Peace M.S. Rajalingam, together with different authorities officers, entered the mosque advanced via gate quantity 4 of the Kashi Hall and the officers spent round two hours contained in the advanced.
Whereas leaving the premises, Rajalingam informed the media current outdoors that the courtroom order had been complied with.
In its software, the mosque committee has contended that the administration was performing in ‘sizzling haste’ quickly after the Varanasi Courtroom’s order to permit the pooja at evening itself. The appliance additional argued that these actions, occurring in the course of the evening, aimed to pre-empt any authorized problem by the mosque managing committee.