VARANASI: The videography survey of the Gyanvapi Masjid complicated right here is being carried out for the second consecutive on Sunday amid tight safety, officers mentioned.
The survey was stalled final week amid objections by the mosque committee, which claimed that the advocate commissioner appointed by the court docket for the survey didn’t have the mandate to movie contained in the premises.
The mosque is situated near the long-lasting Kashi Vishwanath temple and the native court docket is listening to a plea by a gaggle of ladies in search of permission for every day prayers earlier than the idols on its outer partitions.
“Survey at the Gyanvapi Masjid complex has begun,” Police Commissioner of Varanasi, A Satish Ganesh, informed PTI on Sunday.
District Magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma mentioned, “Survey of the Gyanvapi Masjid complicated has began (on Sunday).
“Yesterday, things went on in a peaceful manner, and there was no objection from anyone,” officers mentioned mentioned. Sharma had mentioned on Saturday that just about 50 per cent of the survey work has been finished, and the survey was carried out from 8 am to 12 midday.
“Survey of more than 50 per cent of the place has been done. The survey work is confidential, and is done under the monitoring of the court. So, information regarding the places where the survey was done and what was found cannot be shared now,” he had mentioned.
In his order on Thursday final, District Civil Court (Senior Division) decide Ravi Kumar Diwakar had turned down a plea by the mosque committee to switch Ajay Kumar Mishra, who was appointed advocate commissioner by the court docket to survey the Gyanvapi-Gauri Shringar complicated.
The decide additionally appointed two extra advocates to assist the commissioner with the survey and mentioned it needs to be accomplished by Tuesday.
The district court docket had mentioned that locks needs to be damaged if the keys aren’t accessible to entry sure areas of the complicated for the survey.
It additionally requested district authorities to register FIRs if the survey was not allowed. The Supreme Court had on Friday final refused to grant an interim order of established order on the survey. The high court docket, nonetheless, agreed to think about itemizing the plea of a Muslim occasion in opposition to the survey.
Advocate Madan Mohan Yadav, who’s showing for the Hindu aspect, had mentioned the three court-appointed advocate commissioners, 5 legal professionals every from the 2 sides and an assistant moreover a videography workforce will perform the survey.
All events, their advocates, court docket commissioners and videographers had been current in the course of the survey, Sharma had mentioned.