A Varanasi civil court had ordered the survey of the mosque complex while hearing a petition by five Hindu women seeking permission for daily prayers before the idols on its outer walls. It was claimed that a shivling was...
The report of the videography survey of Gyanvapi complex would be given to all parties, said the court as per the Hindu side's counsel.
Two petitions filed in the Gyanvapi case were to be heard on Wednesday, but due to a lawyers' strike over the remarks of a special secretary-level official, the hearings could not be held.
Five women had filed the petition seeking permission for daily worship of Hindu deities whose idols are claimed to be located on an outer wall of the Gyanvapi mosque.
A letter was written on behalf of the Gyanvapi Mosque's Anjuman Intrageniya Committee to the court that referred to applications in the court for the certified copy of the commission's order.
The Muslim side argued that the petition is not maintainable under the Places of Worship Act 1991.
According to Madan Mohan Yadav, a lawyer for the Hindu plaintiffs, both sides completed their arguments, after which District Judge A K Vishvesh reserved its order till September 12.