Mathura courtroom returns regulation go well with looking for Hindu idols ‘buried’ in Agra Fort


A brand new regulation go well with was filed within the courtroom of civil decide (senior division), Mathura, looking for the return of the idols which had been supposedly eliminated by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb from the Sri Krishna Janambhoomi temple demolished in Mathura throughout 1670 and allegedly positioned beneath the steps of the Begum Sahiba Mosque close to Deewan-e-Khas within the Agra Fort.

The case couldn’t get registered as, in accordance with petitioner and lawyer Mahendra Pratap Singh, the courtroom ‘returned’ the go well with due to non-compliance with the authorized provision requiring service of discover earlier than making the Union of India as get together to any case.

“We had moved an utility beneath Part 80 of the Civil Process Code looking for permission to file the case with out serving discover to Union of India as a result of the matter was of pressing nature and delay (prompted by the point spent in serving the discover), would hurt the very goal of submitting the case,” stated Mahendra Pratap Singh, petitioner no. 2 within the case.

“Nevertheless, the courtroom was not satisfied and ‘returned’ the file to us in order that the case could also be filed once more solely after discover is served upon Union of India earlier than submitting regulation go well with in opposition to them as laid down within the in Civil Process Code. We’ll resolve our subsequent step after analyzing what occurred at this time,” stated Singh.

Curiously, the same utility was moved by the identical Mahendra Pratap Singh in one other case quantity 950 of 2020 on April 1, 2021 wherein he sought the return of the idols which had been supposedly eliminated by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb from the Sri Krishna Janambhoomi temple in Mathura and allegedly positioned beneath the steps of the Mosque at Deewan-e-Khas within the Agra Fort. The stated utility continues to be to be disposed of and shall be taken up on July 1 within the courtroom of civil decide (senior division), Mathura.

“A temple of Keshav Dev (Krishna) used to exist in an unlimited space of 13.37 acre in Mathura. Mughal emperor Aurangzeb demolished the temple in 1670 and raised a construction on the similar place, which is now often called the Shahi Eidgah mosque,” Singh claimed.

“Many historians and writers have talked about that Aurangzeb received varied idols, together with that of Lord Krishna, buried beneath the steps of the Begum Sahiba Ki Masjid close to Deewan-e-Khas of Agra Fort to demoralize the Hindu idol worshippers,” he alleged.

“We’ve made the Union of India and the Archaeological Survey of India

(ASI) in Delhi, Agra and Mathura as get together, asking the courtroom to direct the ASI to get these idols excavated from the steps of the Begum Sahiba Masjid in Agra Fort and convey again to Keshav Dev temple at Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi in order that the non secular emotions of Hindus which have been harm by folks treading over the buried idols could also be assuaged,” he stated.

“We additionally sought an injunction order from the courtroom to cease motion of tourists on these stairs beneath which the idols of deities are buried,” added Singh, who is thought for submitting a number of functions in ongoing circumstances in Mathura courts over the difficulty of Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi and Shahi Eidgah Mosque.




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