Gyanvapi Mosque Row: SC Directs Varanasi DM to Secure Shivling Area, Allows Namaaz

The Supreme Court ordered the District Magistrate of Varanasi that the area inside the Gyanvapi-Shringar Gauri complex, where a ‘Shivling’ is said to be found during the survey, should be protected. Muslims can continue offering ‘namaz’ there without any impediment. The top court issued notices to petitioner Hindu devotees and scheduled the plea for further hearing on May 19.
#SupremeCourt #Muslims #Hindu #Varanasi #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief


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Gyanvapi Mosque: How Shivling was found inside wazukhana (ablution pond)

Shivling was found in the ‘wazukhana’ (ablution pond) of Gyanvapi mosque, built by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb, in Varanasi. Hindu petitioners claimed the Shivling had been submerged in the water of the pond. Muslim side rejected the theory of the 'Shivling' having been found, and claimed that it was a fountain. Hindu devotees shouted slogans ‘Har Har Mahadev’ on Monday on Buddh Purnima.
#Mughal #Hindu #GyanvapiMosque #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief


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Gyanvapi row: Hindu Sena files plea; all eyes on Supreme Court hearing today

A Supreme Court bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and PS Narasimha on Tuesday is set to hear an appeal challenging an order of the Allahabad High Court permitting a court-appointed commissioner to inspect, conduct a survey and videography of the Gyanvapi Mosque complex in Varanasi. Hindus and Muslims have laid claim for the right to worship.
#DYChandrachud #HinduSena #Hindus #Muslims #GyanvapiMosque #LawGovernment #Government #CourtsJudiciary


10 hours ago

How SC judges hearing Gyanvapi case were associated with Babri matter

Judges Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud and PS Narasimha will hear the case relating to the Gyanvapi Mosque survey. Both judges of the bench have had an association with a similar dispute involving Babri Masjid in Ayodhya. The committee has sought a stay of the Varanasi civil court-mandated survey.
#Gyanvapi #GyanvapiMosque #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief


13 hours ago

Owaisi calls Court order to seal 'Shivling' spot in Gyanvapi Mosque 'attack...

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi said that 'Baba' has not been found and it is a fountain. Asserting that every Masjid has a fountain, he asked why the claim was not raised by the court's commissioner.
#Owaisi #AllIndiaMajliseIttehadulMuslimeen #Muslims #GyanvapiMosque #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief #News


14 hours ago

Meenakashi Lekhi urges Owaisi, Mufti to maintain social amity amid Gyanvapi...

Meenakashi Lekhi urged Asaddudin Owaisi and Mehbooba Mufti to maintain peace and not interfere in the Gyanvapi Mosque issue as the matter is sub judice. The matter was ordered to seal a spot where a ‘Shivling’ was allegedly found during the survey. PDP chief accused BJP of propagating hatred between Hindus and Muslims.
#Owaisi #PDP #Hindus #Muslims #GyanvapiMosque #News


15 hours ago

Amid Gyanvapi Mosque row, Meenakshi Lekhi has 'suggestion' for Owaisi and Mufti

Union minister Meenakshi Lekhi asks Asaduddin Owaisi and Mehbooba Mufti to maintain 'peace and brotherhood' She also suggested them to ‘read history again’ over survey at Gyanvapi Mosque in Varanasi. Hindu petitioner Sohan Lal Arya claims the committee found a Shivling at the complex.
#MeenakshiLekhi #Hindu #GyanvapiMosque #News #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief


Yesterday

Gyanvapi row: Allahabad HC adjourns hearing till May 20 due to paucity of time

The Allahabad High Court adjourned the hearing in the Kashi-Vishwanath temple-Gyanvapi Mosque issue of Varanasi till May 20. The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Tuesday the plea of the management of the mosque against the survey of the complex. The Hindu side claimed that the ‘Shivling’ was found close to the “wazookhana” -- a small reservoir used by Muslim devotees to perform ritual ablutions.
#AllahabadHC #Hindu #Muslim #Varanasi #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief


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'Good news': UP deputy CM Maurya on 'Shivling' claims at Gyanvapi mosque

Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya said he was happy about reports claiming the existence of a 'Shivling' at the Gyanvapi Mosque complex in Varanasi. His statement came after a local court directed the district administration to seal the spot in the mosque complex.
#Maurya #Gyanvapi #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief


Yesterday

Gyanvapi Mosque Case: Seal area where ‘shivling’ found, allow no one, orders...

Varanasi court ordered to “immediately seal the place where the shivling has been found” within the Kashi Vishwanath Temple-Gyanvapi Mosque complex. The court said that no one should be allowed within the sealed area. The responsibility for the security and custodianship of the place which will be sealed will be considered personally.
#GyanvapiMosque #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief


Yesterday

Gyanvapi mosque row: Advocate says Shivling claim misleading, to challenge order

An advocate of the Anjuman Intezamia Masjid Committee that manages the Gyanvapi Mosque in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, said petitioners' claim about a 'Shivling' is misleading. Rais Ahmad Ansari said there is only a fountain in the wajookhana in the mosque. The court order was based on a petition that there was some concrete evidence that needed to be protected.
#RaisAhmadAnsari #Shivling #GyanvapiMosque #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief


Yesterday

Supreme Court to hear plea on Gyanvapi mosque on May 17 as survey concludes today

The Supreme Court agreed to hear a plea on May 17, seeking direction for a stay on the survey of the Gyanvapi Mosque complex, which was adjacent to Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi. The survey was ordered following a plea by a group of women seeking permission for daily prayers before Hindu idols.
#SupremeCourt #Hindu #Gyanvapi #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief


Yesterday

BREAKING: 'Shivling' found inside well at Gyanvapi, claims petitioner;...

A Hindu petitioner in the Gyanvapi Mosque case, Sohan Lal Arya has claimed that the court-appointed committee found a Shivling at the complex. Arya accompanied the court commission for the mosque survey. The moment things became clear the chants of `Har Har Mahavdev` resonated in mosque premises, he claimed.
#SohanLalArya #Hindu #Gyanvapi #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief


Yesterday

Gyanvapi survey: Muslim side denies 'Baba Mil Gaye' claim; 'No Shivling found'

Three-day videography survey of Gyanvapi Mosque in Varanasi concluded today (May 16) Advocate Abhay Nath Yadav dismissed Sohan Lal Arya's Baba Mil Gaye (We got Baba) claims. The Supreme Court will hear the survey case on May 17, according to sources.
#BabaMilGaye #SupremeCourt #Muslim #GyanvapiMosque #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief #News


Yesterday

Supreme Court to hear plea on Gyanvapi mosque row in UP tomorrow; survey ends

Supreme Court will hear appeal filed against Allahabad High Court order allowing a court-appointed commissioner to inspect, conduct a survey and videography of the Gyanvapi Mosque in which Hindus and Muslims claim to have worship rights. The mosque is located close to the iconic Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi.
#SupremeCourt #Hindus #Muslims #GyanvapiMosque #LawGovernment #Government #CourtsJudiciary


Yesterday

Supreme Court to hear Gyanvapi Masjid committee's plea against video survey tomorrow

A petition has been filed by the Anjuman Intezamia Masajid Committee in the Supreme Court seeking direction for a stay on the survey of the Gyanvapi Mosque complex in Varanasi. The mosque is located close to the iconic Kashi Vishwanath temple and the local court is hearing a plea by a group of women seeking permission for daily prayers.
#SupremeCourt #GyanvapiMosque #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief


Yesterday

Gyanvapi Mosque videography survey in Varanasi concludes

The videography survey of Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi by a court-appointed panel concluded on Monday. 80 per cent of the premises were surveyed in eight hours over two days, a person familiar with the matter said. The survey was stalled last week amid objections by the mosque committee, which claimed the advocate commissioner did not have the mandate to film inside the premises.
#GyanvapiMosque #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief #Travel


Yesterday

Gyanvapi Mosque survey continues on day 3; expected to conclude today

Varanasi local court has ordered the completion of the survey of the Gyanvapi mosque and the submission of a detailed report before it by May 17. Special Advocate Vishal Singh arrived at the mosque premises at 8 am today and started examining the complex along with his survey and technical team.
#VishalSingh #GyanvapiMosque #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief


Yesterday

'People want to know the truth about Taj Mahal, Gyanvapi Mosque, Krishna...

Indresh Kumar says people want to know the truth about the Taj Mahal, Gyanvapi Mosque, and 'Krishna janmabhoomi' issues. The senior RSS leader said that a decision can be taken 'through dialogue' The Allahabad High Court has rejected a petition seeking to open 22 closed doors of the monument. In the Krishna-Shahi Idgah Masjid dispute case, Allahabad HC has instructed Mathura District Court to finish off all the pen.
#IndreshKumar #RSS #KrishnaJanmabhoomi #TajMahal #PeopleSociety


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