After Babri verdict, VHP eyes on Gyanvapi mosque
After getting a satisfactory verdict from the Supreme Court on Ram temple in Ayodhya, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad has now shifted its focus on Gyanvapi mosque and Krishna temple in Mathura.… The Gyanvapi mosque shares a boundary wall with the Kashi Vishwanath temple. A civil court in Varanasi will start hearing the Gyanvapi Temple-Masjid complex case from February 17.
The VHP, which had earlier claimed that there is no plan to take up the causes of Kashi and Mathura, has now started pushing for them, emboldened by the Supreme Court verdict in Ramjanmabhoomi Babri mosque case.
The VHP wants to free the Gyanvapi premises of the mosque which is situated near the temple. Milind Parande, Secretary General of Vishva Hindu Parishad, though was guarded on response when asked about the issue, but said the Kashi Vishwanath temple is a symbol of Hindu religious identity, which cannot be abandoned.…
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