Varanasi court seeks response from Centre, UP Govt on suit for restoration of ancient temple at the site of Gyanvapi Mosque

The plaintiffs have claimed that a Jyotirlingam in the ancient temple was desecrated in 1669 under the orders of Mughal ruler Aurangzeb and after partial demolition of the ancient temple, the Gyanvapi Mosque was raised.
Varanasi court seeks response from Centre, UP Govt on suit for restoration of ancient temple at the site of Gyanvapi Mosque
Gyanvapi Mosque and the Ancient temple Varanasi

District Court, Varanasi on March 6 sought responses from the Central government, State of Uttar Pradesh and UP Muslim Personal Law Board on a suit filed on behalf of Goddess Maa Shringar Gauri, seeking the restoration of an ancient temple at the site of Gyanvapi Mosque.

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