Varanasi Court dismisses Muslim’s side plea in Gyanvapi Mosque case

Gyanvapi, Muslims, Kashi Vishwanath

The Anjuman Islamia Masjid committee’s plea has been dismissed by the Varanasi Fast Track Court on Thursday.

The plea of the Anjuman Islamia Masjid committee was challenging the maintainability of a suit to hand over possession of the Gyanvapi Mosque premises to the Hindu side.

Meanwhile, the court defers hearing till 2 December. Another petition was filed by Vishwa Vedic Sanatan Sanstha in the fast-track court of Varanasi.

After the alleged Shivling was found Kiran Singh, wife of Vishwa Vedic Sanatan Sanstha President Jitendra Singh Vishen, and others filed the petition.

Moreover, the Hindu side wants the immediate beginning of the prayer of Swayambhu Jyotirlinga Bhagwan Vishweshwar. The petition also demands handing over the entire Gyanvapi complex and banning the entry of Muslims inside the premises.

Under Order 7/Rule 11 the court said that “this matter is not maintainable.”

The Hindu side Advocate Anupam Dwivedi said, “Varanasi Court dismisses the plea filed by the Masjid committee challenging the maintainability of the suit in the Gyanvapi Mosque case. The next hearing is on December 1.”

However, on the premises of the Gyanvapi Mosque Muslim side is allowed to offer prayers till the matter is in court.

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