New Delhi: The matter of video survey of Gyanvapi Masjid located next to Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi has reached the Supreme Court.
Advocate Huzefa Ahmadi has filed a petition in the Supreme Court in the matter and said that the Varanasi Court’s order for video survey of the mosque violates the Places of Worship Act, 1991.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the petition urgently, but has refused to stay the survey.
What is the matter of video survey of Gyanvapi Masjid?
Hearing a petition by five women from Delhi, a Varanasi court had on April 9 ordered inspection and videography of the mosque premises.
The survey was started last Friday, but had to be closed the very next day due to protests by the Masjid Committee regarding videography and entry into the mosque.
Yesterday the matter was heard again and the court issued an order to continue the video survey.
What were the demands made in the petition?
Five women from Delhi had filed their petition in the Varanasi court demanding that the worship, worship and enjoyment of Maa Shringar Gauri, Lord Ganesha, Lord Hanuman, Adi Visheshwar, Nandiji and other deities present in the mosque premises should be allowed throughout the year. .
At present, darshan is allowed only once in a year. He also claimed to have a Shivling in the well in the premises of the mosque and demanded an inspection to ensure the existence of the idols.