ASI to survey Kashi Vishwanath temple website, know all concerning the Gyanvapi mosque dispute | India Information
New Delhi: In a latest growth, a Varanasi courtroom on Thursday (April 8, 2021) gave permission to the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to conduct a survey of the Kashi Vishwanath Temple-Gyanvapi mosque advanced.
The court directed the Director General of ASI to kind an knowledgeable panel of 5 members comprising two members ideally from the minority neighborhood. Following the courtroom order, the ASI is anticipated to quickly kind a committee to conduct the survey.
The Gyanvapi masjid shares a boundary wall with the Kashi Vishwanath mandir. The petition filed by lawyer Vijay Shankar Rastogi claims that the mosque was constructed by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb after demolishing a portion of the Kashi Vishwanath temple.
Right here’s how the Kashi Vishwanath Temple-Gyanvapi mosque advanced dispute unfolded.
The primary petition within the case was filed in 1991 in Varanasi civil courtroom by Swayambhu Jyotirlinga Bhagwan Vishweshwar. The petitioner demanded to declare your complete Gyanvapi advanced as part of the Kashi temple.
The petitioner, additional, sought Muslims to be evicted from the advanced space and demolition of the mosque. The petition talked about a Hindu temple to be constructed on the premises.
In 1998, the Anjuman Intezamia Masjid Committee moved the Allahabad Excessive Courtroom stating that the mandir-masjid land dispute can’t be adjudicated by a civil courtroom because it was barred by the regulation. The excessive courtroom stayed the proceedings within the decrease courtroom the place the matter remained pending for 22 years.
In December 2019, petitioner Vijay Shankar Rastogi filed a plea on behalf of Swayambhu Jyotirlinga Bhagwan Vishweshwar in Varanasi district courtroom, looking for an archeological survey of the Gyanvapi mosque advanced.
In January 2020, the Masjid panel opposed the plea demanding ASI survey of your complete Gyanvapi advanced.
Rastogi approached the decrease courtroom with a petition in February 2020 requesting the listening to be resumed.
For the reason that Ayodhya Babri masjid case verdict in 2019, the Hindu neighborhood now believes that Kashi Vishwanath Temple-Gyanvapi mosque dispute too can be solved.