A Mathura court docket on Saturday issued notices to the Shahi Idgah Masjid administration committee and others, looking for their stands on a recent plea for the removing of the 17th-century mosque from close to the birthplace of Lord Krishna within the Katra Keshav Dev temple advanced right here.
Extra District and Periods Choose Dev Kant Shukla issued notices after admitting the plea, ruling that the go well with is “maintainable and therefore admissible” for detailed listening to, District Authorities Counsel (Civil) Sanjai Gaur stated.
After admitting the civil go well with, the court docket additionally issued notices to 3 different respondents – the president of Sunni Waqf Board, Lucknow and the managing trustees of Sri Krishna Janmabhumi Belief Katra Keshav Dev temple and Sri Krishna Seva Sansthan, Katra Keshav Dev temple.
The court docket sought the stands of 4 respondents to the brand new plea by March 8, the following date of listening to, DGC Gaur stated.
The recent plea has been filed by priest Pawan Kumar Shastri of the outdated Keshav Dev temple on behalf of the temple’s deity, Thakur Keshav Dev Ji Maharaj Virajman.
‘Sevayat’ Shastri has made three calls for in his plea, firstly claiming the fitting to handle the whole 13.37 acres land of the Katra Keshav Dev temple advanced, together with the land on which the Shahi Idgah mosque stands.
He sought the fitting to handle the whole temple advanced claiming that his ancestors have been serving as clergymen of the deity for many years and he has inherited the fitting from them because the temple’s actual ‘sevayat’ (priest).
Shastri has additionally demanded the annulment of a 1967 ruling of Mathura court docket which has ratified a land deal between the Shri Krishna Janmasthan Seva Sansthan and Shahi Idgah Administration Committee, permitting the existence of the mosque close to the temple.
In his third plea, Shastri has demanded a court docket path to the Shahi Masjid Idgah’s administration committee and Lucknow’s Sunni Waqf Board’s president to take away the mosque from its present location.
Apart from the current go well with, three extra fits are pending with Mathura courts on the problem. One go well with, filed by advocate Mahendra Pratap Singh on behalf of 5 plaintiffs, has been admitted for the listening to by the court docket.
The admissibility of two others, filed respectively by advocate Hari Shankar Jain for Sri Krishna Virajman by way of the deity’s “subsequent buddy” Ranjana Agnihotri and others and advocate Shailendra Singh for Hindu Military chief Manish Yadav, are but to be determined, DGC (Civil) Gaur stated.
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