Plea in Allahabad HC seeks direction to Centre to give Mathura’s Shahi Masjid Mosque to Hindus, challenges Places of Worship Act
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Plea in Allahabad HC seeks direction to Centre to give Mathura’s Shahi Masjid Mosque to Hindus, challenges Places of Worship Act

The petition has gone on to substantiate how Mosque is not an essential part of Islam but that for Hindus even if a site of worship is in ruins would still be important for their purposes of praying.

A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Allahabad High Court seeking a direction from the Court to handover Mathura's Shahi Masjid, which stands adjacent to the Sri Krishna Temple, to Hindus.

The plea by advocate Mehek Maheshwari has also challenged the Constitutional validity of Sections 2,3, 4 of the Places of Worship Act, 1991.

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