A court in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi on Tuesday ordered to provide a duplicate of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)’s scientific survey report on the Gyanvapi mosque to the parties to the suit titled ‘Historic Idol Swayambhu Lord Vishweshwar and others Vs Anjuman Intezamia Masajid Committe and others’.
The fast-track court of civil decide senior division handed the order on an utility filed by Advocate Vijai Shankar Rastogi on January 4, looking for a duplicate of the ASI report on the scientific survey of the Gyanvapi mosque.
The suit titled ‘Historic Idol Swayambhu Lord Vishweshwar and others Vs Anjuman Intezamia Masajid Committe and others’ was filed in a civil court in Varanasi by Harhar Pandey and two others in 1991, looking for worshipping rights contained in the Gyanvapi Masjid advanced and the elimination of the mosque. At current the suit is pending earlier than the quick monitor court of civil decide (senior division), Varanasi.
Rastogi filed the appliance as subsequent pal of Lord Visheshwar. In authorized phrases, the subsequent pal is an individual who represents one other particular person unable to seem in court.
“The court of civil decide (senior division) handed the order that the copy of the ASI report on the scientific survey of Gyanvapi be supplied to the parties as per rule,” standing authorities counsel Amit Kumar Srivastava, representing ASI, mentioned, on Tuesday.
This is similar survey report that ASI submitted within the court of the Varanasi district decide on December 18, 2023. The district court on July 21, 2023 had ordered an in depth survey of the mosque by ASI to verify whether or not it was constructed over a pre-existing temple.
Although ASI submitted its report within the district court on December 18, its predominant findings have been made public on Thursday by Vishnu Shankar Jain, who can be the lead lawyer for 4 Hindu girls plaintiffs looking for common worshipping rights within the mosque advanced.
The ASI report has mentioned that a big Hindu temple existed earlier than the development of the Gyanvapi Masjid in Varanasi. The trial of the unique civil suit filed in 2021over the Hindu-Muslim dispute over the Gyanvapi mosque is but to begin.
Earlier on January 24, ASI had filed its survey report in a sealed envelope within the court of civil decide (SD).
On January 4, the fast-track court had directed ASI to submit the report by January 19 after which granted time until January 25. The court handed this order on an utility filed by Rastogi looking for a directive to ASI director common to submit the report within the court of civil decide in compliance with an Allahabad excessive court order.