Varanasi: The court is going to give its verdict on the Archaeological Survey in the Kashi Vishwanath Temple and Gyanvapi Mosque case. In today’s hearing, it will be clear whether there will be an archaeological survey of the entire Gyanvapi mosque area in December 2019, seeking an archaeological survey in the case, which has been running since 1991 on behalf of the Wadi Kashi Vishwanath temple. The court had earlier reserved the verdict after an argument between the two parties during the April 2 hearing.
It may be recalled that in December 2019, advocate Vijay Shankar Rastogi filed an application on behalf of Swayambhu Jyotirlinga Bhagwan Vishweshwar to the Civil Judge’s court, urging the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to survey the entire knowledgeable campus. it was done. He had filed a petition as a ‘Vad Mitra’ of Lord Vishweshwar, the self-styled Jyotirlinga.
Subsequently, in January 2020, the Anjuman Sanjharia Mosque Committee lodged a protest demanding the Gyanvapi Mosque and the ASI to survey the premises. The first petition was filed in 1991 by the Swayambhu Jyotirlinga Lord Vishweshwar in Varanasi Civil Court for permission to worship at Gyanvapi.
The petitioner claimed that the Kashi Vishwanath temple was built by Maharaja Vikramaditya some 2,050 years ago, but the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb destroyed the temple in 1664. It was claimed that its remains were used to build the mosque, known as the Gyanvapi Mosque. Land of the temple. The petitioner had requested the court to issue a directive to remove the mosque from the temple land and return the temple trust to its possession.