Gyanwapi Mosque Latest News

1. Mosque Committee Moves Allahabad HC Against Varanasi Court Order: The Anjuman Intezamia Masjid Committee, which manages the Gyanvapi Mosque, has filed a petition in the Allahabad High Court challenging the Varanasi district court’s order allowing “puja” (worship) in the mosque’s basement. (Source: LiveLaw)

2. Supreme Court Refuses Urgent Hearing: The Supreme Court has refused to urgently hear the mosque committee’s plea, asking them to approach the Allahabad High Court first. (Source: LiveLaw)

3. Court Orders Arrangements for Puja: Despite the ongoing legal battle, the Varanasi court has directed the district magistrate to make arrangements for “puja/raga-bhoga” (worship rituals) of idols inside the mosque’s southern cellar. (Source: LiveLaw)

4. Allahabad HC Issues Notice on ASI Survey: The Allahabad High Court has issued a notice to the mosque committee on a plea seeking an Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) survey of the “wuzukhana” area (water purification area) within the mosque complex. (Source: LiveLaw)

5. Hearing Postponed: The Allahabad High Court was scheduled to hear a plea against the Varanasi court’s refusal to direct an ASI survey of the “wuzukhana” area today, but it has been postponed. (Source: LiveLaw)

6. ASI Survey Report: The ASI submitted its report on the survey of the Gyanvapi Mosque in January. While the report’s contents are not yet publicly available, it reportedly concludes that “a large Hindu temple existed prior to the construction of the mosque.” (Source: LiveLaw)

7. Varanasi Court to Release ASI Report: The Varanasi court has ordered the release of the ASI survey report to the public. This is expected to happen soon, and it could significantly impact the case’s future direction. (Source: LiveLaw)

8. Tensions Remain High: The Gyanvapi Mosque dispute continues to be a sensitive issue with the potential to trigger communal tensions. It’s important to stay informed from credible sources and avoid sharing unverified information.

Remember, this is a complex legal and religious issue, and the situation is constantly evolving. It’s important to stay updated with reliable news sources for the latest developments.

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