Varanasi district court judge to hear Gyanvapi civil suit tomorrow

The District Court of Varanasi will hear Judge Ajaya Krishna Vishvisha on Monday the civil suit over the Gyanvapi-Kashi Viswanath temple complex dispute after the Supreme Court on Friday ordered the transfer of the pending proceedings to the district judge, Varanasi, for “trial and all pre-trial and follow-up proceedings”.

Emphasizing the “complexity of the issues involved in the civil lawsuit” that were earlier pending before the Civil Judge (Higher Circuit), Varanasi, the Supreme Court on Friday said that “the case should be tried before a senior and experienced judicial official in Uttar State”. Service of the High Judiciary in Pradesh”.

Following the Supreme Court order, all documents and files related to the case, including the attorneys general’s reports and requests related to the case, were moved from the Civil Judge’s Office (Supreme Circuit) to the county judge’s office on Saturday. Both offices are located in the same building.

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“The hearing in the district judge’s court will begin on Monday… It is up to the district judge to decide at what point to start the hearing. It will depend on the urgency and importance of the various cases,” a source familiar with the matter said.

Earlier, the civil judge (grand oath), Ravi Kumar Dewakar, submitted the matter for the hearing on May 23.

On April 8, while hearing a petition by five women claiming the right to worship at Maa Shringar Gauri Sthal on the outer wall of the mosque complex, the civil judge (upper section), Varanasi, Ravi Kumar Dewakar, appointed Ajay Kumar Mishra as the attorney whose commissioner conducted a video survey To the compound of the Gianfabe Mosque, and directed him to make a report.

While issuing an order on a request by the management committee of the Anjuman Anthamia Mosque, Varanasi, which accused Mishra of “bias”, the court on May 12 appointed two other commissioners – lawyers Vishal Singh and Ajay Pratap Singh – to assist him. Last week, the court dismissed Mishra from the position of commissioner of the court. Singh and Mishra submitted their separate survey reports.

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