VARANASI The Anjuman Intezamia Masajid Committee (AIMC) on Wednesday wrote a letter to the district Justice of the Peace searching for to stop the ASI’s survey of the Gyanvapi Mosque complex.
The mosque committee acknowledged the survey being performed by the ASI after September 2 is “null and void as a result of the heritage physique filed an utility within the Varanasi district courtroom searching for one other eight weeks’ time on which listening to is on September 8.”
“Thus far, neither the time interval was prolonged by the courtroom nor any order was handed to proceed the survey. The survey performed by the ASI within the Gyanvapi mosque after September 2 was null and void. Therefore, we requested the district administration to stop the survey,” acknowledged AIMC joint secretary SM Yaseen.
“The district administration can not intervene because the matter is sub-judice. It may well additionally not move any instruction to the ASI. This has been communicated to them (AIMC office-bearers),” mentioned S Rajalingam, district Justice of the Peace, Varanasi.
The committee acknowledged that the ASI was to submit a report of the survey on September 2, however it filed an utility within the Varanasi district courtroom searching for eight weeks’ time for submitting the report. Because the district choose was on go away, the matter was put up earlier than the courtroom of extra district judge-I. The ADJ ordered to put up the matter earlier than the courtroom of district choose. On September 4, the appliance was positioned earlier than the district choose. The courtroom ordered to put up the file on the subsequent date of listening to – September 8, mentioned Yaseen.
On September 4, the AIMC had filed an objection towards the ASI’s utility within the Varanasi district courtroom searching for extra time to full the continued scientific survey of Gyanvapi mosque complex.
The committee alleged that the ASI was finishing up digging actions within the basement of the mosque complex, which was in violation of the instructions of the Allahabad excessive courtroom and Supreme Courtroom.
Digging within the mosque premises and eradicating soil from the basement of Gyanvapi complex have been opposite to the affidavit given as an endeavor by ASI within the Allahabad excessive courtroom, mentioned Akhlaque Ahmad, one other AIMC counsel.
Standing counsel for the Union authorities, Amit Kumar Srivastava, who had filed the appliance on behalf of ASI searching for extra time to submit its survey report, rejected the Muslim facet’s declare of digging actions.
“The ASI is conducting the survey following the order of courtroom. It has not carried out any type of digging in any half of the Gyanvapi mosque premises,” he instructed HT.
Since August 4, the central company has been finishing up the survey within the barricaded parts of the Gyanvapi complex, excluding the sealed part, in consonance with the courtroom’s order. The survey was ordered to decide whether or not the Seventeenth-century mosque was constructed over a pre-existing construction of a Hindu temple.