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Supreme Court: Hearing in Supreme Court against Gyanvapi survey today, Muslim side has filed a petition

Pankaj Prasad
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Varanasi district court had ordered an ASI survey of the rest of the Gyanvapi Masjid's premises, except the sealed building.

The Varanasi district court had ordered an ASI survey of the rest of the Gyanvapi Masjid's premises, except the sealed building. There is a hearing against the Gyanvapi Masjid survey in the Supreme Court on Monday. The Anjuman Intejamia Masjid Committee has filed a petition in the Supreme Court against the order of the Varanasi District Court. The Masajid Committee has termed the order of the survey as contempt of the Supreme Court.

On Friday, Varanasi District Judge AK Vishwesha ordered an ASI survey of the Gyanvapi complex on May 16, 2023, on an application filed by four Hindu women. Was. However, the order excluded from the survey the Vajukhana of the premises, which has been sealed on the orders of the apex court.

Citing Allahabad High Court's stay on survey of Gyanvapi premises in September 2022, the mosque committee- Anjuman Intezamia Masajid (AIM) filed an online Special Leave Petition (SLP) in the apex court seeking urgent hearing in the matter. Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud is likely to hear the petition on Monday.

Full faith in the Supreme Court and the law

Syed Mohammad Yasin said that on May 12, the Allahabad High Court had ordered carbon dating and scientific survey of the fountain located in the Waju Khana of Gyanvapi Masjid. The Supreme Court had stayed the order of the Allahabad High Court. Now the district court has ordered the ASI to survey the area adjacent to it. On May 19, the Supreme Court had said in its order that this is a serious issue. There is no need to show haste in this. The district court was also told that the Supreme Court has stayed the scientific survey. There is full faith in the country's Supreme Court and law. Injustice will not happen to us.

A copy of the court order will be handed over to ASI on Monday

A copy of the district judge's court order regarding the survey of the Gyanvapi complex (except the sealed warehouse) will be given to the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) office at Sarnath on Monday by the Hindu side. This information has been given by Sudhir Tripathi, advocate of the Hindu side. He says that the necessary formalities were completed on Saturday.

On Monday, a copy of the court order will be handed over to the local officials of the ASI and a demand will be made to call a meeting of the plaintiffs and defendants and start the survey work soon. Advocate Sudhir Tripathi said that a caveat will be filed in the High Court or the Supreme Court. Its preparation has been completed. Our priority is to bring out the real facts in a scientific manner by starting a survey from ASI in Gyanvapi.

Report to be submitted to the court by August 4

The court of District Judge Dr. Ajay Krishna Vishwesh has ordered the ASI to conduct a survey of the Gyanvapi campus (except the sealed warehouse) on Friday. The survey report has to be submitted to the court by August 4. In a seven-page order, the court said the investigation has to be done in a scientific manner without damaging the structure of the building. It is to be told whether a mosque has been built over the temple?