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Gyanvapi mosque case: Supreme Court directs Varanasi court to adjourn hearing till tomorrow Gyanvapi Mosque Case
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Gyanvapi mosque case: Supreme Court directs Varanasi court to adjourn hearing till tomorrow

IBNS | @indiablooms | 19 May 2022, 01:44 pm

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court Thursday asked the Varanasi civil court (lower court) to desist from hearing, till tomorrow, the Gyanvapi Survey case, after a lawyer for the Hindu party sought an adjournment in the Apex Court for a day.

"We adjourn the Gyanvapi Mosque case to tomorrow," the three-Judge Bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Justice Dhananjaya Yashwant Chandrachud, said.

The Apex Court recorded the submission of the Advocate for the Plaintiff (Rakhi Singh and others) in the Varanasi Court that they will not proceed with the suit proceedings till tomorrow.

The bench, which also comprised Justices Surya Kant and PS Narasimha, said that the matter will be listed at 3 pm tomorrow before the same three-judge bench.

The matter was mentioned by Advocate Vishnu Shankar Jain for Hindu party.

He submitted that his senior and advocate in the case, Hari Shankar Jain, is unwell and will be able to attend the Court tomorrow only and thereby, this matter be deferred till tomorrow.

Senior advocate Huzefa Ahmadi for the appellant (Muslim Committee) submitted that there was urgency in the matter since similar matters were pending in other parts of the country.

He also submitted that the trial court was proceeding with the matter and that an application had been filed for the demolition of certain structures.