Gyanvapi Mosque Survey: Varanasi Court Orders Sealing Of ‘Shivling Meeting Place’

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Gyanvapi Mosque Survey: In a major development on Monday, a Varanasi court directed the sealing of the spot in the Gyanvapi mosque complex where a ‘Shivling’ was allegedly found. Varanasi’s civil judge (senior division) Ravi Kumar Diwakar’s order came on an application filed by Harishankar Jain, counsel for the Hindu side, informing the court that a ‘Shivling’ was found during a survey conducted by a team led by the court commissioner. was found. Apart from seeking immediate sealing of the spot, he had sought a direction to the court to allow only 20 Muslims to offer prayers and prohibit them from performing wudhu.

Finally the court ruled, “The District Magistrate of Varanasi is directed that the place where the Shivling was found should be sealed immediately. No person should be allowed to enter there. District of Varanasi.” The Magistrate, Commissioner of Police and CRPF Commandant are ordered to be personally responsible for the security of the sealed space.” The matter will now be heard on Tuesday when the survey report is likely to be presented in the court.

Advocate Madan Mohan Yadav, appearing in the court for the Hindu side, remarked, “The Shivling was recovered from the Wazhu Khana located opposite the so-called Gyanvapi Masjid. On the other hand, there is Nandi Maharaj. We filed an application for the court to seal the place. The court directed that it be sealed.” He further added that “it was filled with water and hid there.”

Gyanvapi Mosque Survey

The present case pertains to a petition filed for permission to perform daily worship and rituals of Goddess Shringar Gauri, Lord Ganesha, Lord Hanuman and Nandi located behind the western wall of the Gyanvapi Mosque. Despite protests by the Gyanvapi Masjid Management Committee, the Varanasi court allowed a videographic survey of the mosque premises. Three days later today (May 16) at around 10.15 am, the survey was completed satisfying all the parties. Petitioner Sohan Lal Arya said after the survey, “Baba Mil Gaye!”

When the media asked details about him, he gave a cryptic response, “Nandi was waiting for”. Arya said, “Slogans of Lord Mahadev will resonate in the mosque when the time comes. People will start dancing. After this, we will demand a survey of 75 feet high and 30 feet wide debris on the western wall.

“This is the next step and we will get the destroyed idols of our deities 15 feet high in the rubble,” he said.

Also read- Baba found in Gyanvapi Masjid? After the completion of the survey, the petitioner made a big disclosure


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