Gyanvapi Case News Live Updates, Gyanvapi Masjid Case Hearing Live News: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the civil court in Varanasi to not proceed with hearing the Gyanvapi case till it takes up the matter on Friday. A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud, Surya Kant and PS Narashima was informed by advocate Vishnu Shankar Jain that lead counsel Hari Shankar Jain for the Hindu devotees in the civil suit in the case is indisposed.
In the last hearing on Tuesday, the top court directed the District Magistrate of Varanasi to ensure protection of area inside the Gyanvapi-Shringar Gauri complex where ‘Shivling’ is said to be found in the survey and allowed Muslims to offer ‘Namaz’ even as a civil court removed advocate commissioner for displaying “irresponsible behaviour towards the discharge of his duties”.
The bench had issued notices to the Uttar Pradesh government and petitioner Hindu devotees and posted the plea of the mosque committee for hearing on May 19. The Muslim side has been referring to the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991 and its Section 4 which bars filing of any suit or initiating any other legal proceeding for a conversion of the religious character of any place of worship, as existing on August 15, 1947.
Supreme Court Hearing on Gyanvapi Masjid Case Today Live
The Supreme Court today deferred till Friday the hearing in the Gyanvapi mosque matter. It also asked the civil court in Varanasi to not proceed with hearing the case till it takes up the matter tomorrow. Read More
Supreme Court to hear Gyanvapi mosque case on Friday, 20th May at 3 pm
Supreme Court asks trial court in Varanasi not to proceed with the Gyanvapi Mosque case till Friday, 20th May.
Vishnu Shankar Jain, advocate of the Hindu side, tells Supreme Court that senior advocate Hari Shankar Jain is not well and requests it to hear the Gyanvapi Mosque issue tomorrow.
Court-appointed special assistant commissioner's report on Gyanvapi mosque survey submitted before Varanasi court.
The report has been submitted before the court. People from both sides will be present before the court. It is a 10-15 page long report: Assistant Court Commissioner Ajay Pratap Singh on Gyanvapi mosque survey report pic.twitter.com/lgkfoF59nj— ANI UP/Uttarakhand (@ANINewsUP) May 19, 2022
He (former court-appointed Commissioner Ajay Mishra) had filed the report of commissioning he did alone on 6-7 May. Report of the commissioning done on the insides of the premises on 14, 15 & 16 May will be filed today: Adv Vishal Singh
Advocate Vishal Singh, the Court-appointed special assistant commissioner, says that the survey report will be submitted at 2 pm today.
This was not a row. It was a misunderstanding. Court orders were honoured. I had not submitted any application for any removal, it's on record: Advocate Vishal Singh on removal of advocate Ajay Mishra as Court Commissioner
The Supreme Court will also look into the application filed by the DGC which seeks to ensure wazu facilities and proper arrangements for the Muslims coming for namaz at Gyanvapi. The application asks the court to relook into its order ceiling the wazu pond area where the Hindu side claims that a shivling has been found.
Sacked Advocate Commissioner Ajay Mishra submitted a 2-page report in the Varanasi court on Wednesday, reported News18. The report claims it found a fragmented deity, debris of the temple, shape of lotus in the mosque.
The much-awaited advocate commissioner’s survey report is all set to be submitted today in the court of civil judge senior division Varanasi. The survey of the Gyanyapi mosque was carried from May 14 to 16 amid tight security.
After the completion of the survey on Monday, the Varanasi court had ordered sealing of the area where one of the petitioners claimed that a 'shivling' was found.
“Right now the issue of Gyanvapi is going on. There are some facts which are coming out in the open. I believe we should let facts come out in the open. In any case, truth always finds a way to come out. How long can you hide it? I believe the time has come to put historical facts in the right perspective before society,” RSS Akhil Bharatiya Prachar Pramukh (all-India publicity in-charge) Sunil Ambekar said at the Devrishi Narad Patrakar Samman Samaroh, an RSS event to felicitate journalists.