SC bans survey in Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi-Shahi Idgah Mosque dispute
SC bans survey in Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi-Shahi Idgah Mosque dispute

Supreme Court bans survey of Shahi Idgah in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, where Shri Krishna was born. The Allahabad High Court‘s directive to designate a commissioner (Court Commissioner) to examine the mosque has been suspended by the court.

The court has declared that the matter should continue to be heard, nevertheless. The Allahabad High Court’s December 14 order was stayed by a bench made up of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Dipankar Dutta while they were considering a special leave petition submitted by the Shahi Idgah Mosque Committee.

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The Supreme Court has ruled that the Allahabad High Court may consider this petition; nevertheless, the order appointing the commissioner from December 14, 2023, and the survey are being halted immediately. The Supreme Court has set January 23, 2024, as the date of the next hearing in this matter. Seven people, including attorney Vishnu Shankar Jain and Hindu leader Shri Krishna Virajman, submitted this petition.

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