At the same time, differing opinions from the general public to religious leaders have emerged on this issue. However, both Hindus and Muslims want the Ganga-Jamuni tehzeeb of Kashi to be maintained. Mohd Yasin, secretary of the Anjuman Insanjariya committee, said that we are awaiting the decision of the district court and if the verdict is not in our favor, we will go to the Supreme Court.
The general Kashi public also prioritized the hearing and decision in the local court itself. Swaran Mukherjee, a resident of Mahmoorganj in Varanasi, insisted that the case be settled in the local court, saying that the case concerns Hindu-Muslim brothers from Benares and there is no need to make it. a problem at the national level.
Mahant Vijay Puri of Baba Batuk Bhairav said that Baba Vishwanath himself appeared in Gyanvapi, hence the significance of this particular place for Hindus. He pointed out that Kashi was a believer of Ganga-Jamuni Tehzeeb, the Muslim brothers had the opportunity to rectify the mistake of their ancestors, they should not miss it.
Haji Syed Farman Haider, Spokesperson of Shia Jama Masjid and Committee Secretary Hazrat Ali Masjid, while claiming to respect the court ruling, said that we offered Namaz by performing Waju with Ganga water at Benares Ghats. Nobody ever stopped, but today there is a ruckus in the country for offering Namaz. Haider said water will not be separated by beating sticks, Kashi has always been an example of Ganga-Jamuni tehzeeb. The atmosphere of the country should not be spoiled by the temple mosque. Shahar-e-Mufti Maulana Abdul Batin Nomani said that although this case cannot stand under the Places of Worship Act (Places of Worship Act), we will nevertheless accept the court’s decision.
It is worth mentioning that Rakhi Singh and others from the Hindu side had filed a petition with the Civil Judge Court (Main Division) in Varanasi regarding the request to order the protection of deities and regular worship at Shringar Gauri located in the Gyanvapi complex. , whose order But last May, a videographic survey of the Gyanvapi campus was carried out.
Meanwhile, the Hindu side had claimed to have found a Shivling in the Waju Khana of the Gyanvapi Masjid. The report of the investigation was presented to the court on May 19. The Muslim side had objected to the video investigation saying that the Magistrate’s Court decision was contrary to the provisions of the Places of Worship Act 1991 and also approached the Supreme Court with the same claim. The court had declined to stay the videographic investigation, but ordered the case to be referred to the district court. Since then, the case has been heard in the district court.
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