Gyanvapi Masjid survey completed; Old Shivling found in well; Court orders seal premises
New Delhi: Mon, 16 May 2022 23:34, by: Staff Reporters

As per the Court order survey of Gyanvapi Masjid completed in 3 days and on the last day a 'Shivling' had been found inside the well.  Hindu side advocate claimed that a 'Shivling' had been found inside the well. Meanwhile, the local court ordered the district admiration to seal the premises. The sealing of the said premises where 'Shivling' found has been sealed by the security forces.

The video and photo survey of the Gyanvapi Masjid is done in 3 day and a report will be submitted in the court on Monday.

According to the Hindu side the size of 'Shivling' is 12 feet by 8 inches in the diameter. It is also claimed that the 'Shivling' is facing Nandi side. This is considered to be a big evidence in favor of Hindu side. Detailed reported will be summited in court by each side and court will hear the matter on Monday.

During the survey process heavy security was deployed on the spot of the survey.

Gyanvapi Masjid is adjacent to the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi, the Gyanvapi Masjid is said to be constructed by Aurangzeb by destructing the old Viswanathan Temple.

The Hindu side is seeking permission for the daily worship of Shringar Gauri Idol which is inside the Gyanvapi Masjid. For this petitioners prayed court for the survey of the Gyanvapi Masjid complex. To find the existence of Shringar Gauri Idol, one has to go the mosque and for this permission of survey of the complex was ordered by the court.

According to the mosque management committee (Anjuman Intezamiya Masajid) the Idol of Shringar Gauri is outside, on the western wall of the mosque.

VHP  said that the 'Shivling' at Gyanvapi mosque premises is a proof of temple's existence and everyone should accept it.  Hours after finding of the 'Shivling' inside the Gyanvapi Masjid, the Vishva Hindu Parisad (VHP) termed it a proof of the existence of a temple there.

On Monday Harishankar Jain, the lawyer of Hindu side left the Gyanvapi compled before the end of the survey process, reached the court and moved the application. In his plea, Jain claimed that a 'Shivlinga' had been found in the fountain. Jain said in this plea “As it is very important evidence in this case, the aread should be sealed immediately for the its safety,”  demanding a ban on the entyr of Muslims in the complex and not allowing more than 20 persons in the mosque for namaz.

The civil judge Ravi Kumar Diwakar asked the district adminstraion, the local police and CRPF, to seal the area inside the Gyanvapi complex where the Shivlinga has found.


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