Are you planning to demolish Lodhi Road mosque, Delhi High Court asks CRPF and Centre
The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked the Centre and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to inform it on Wednesday if it has plans to demolish the Lal Masjid, an ancient mosque situated near Lodhi Road in the national capital.
The Delhi Waqf Board Tuesday sought the court’s intervention against any such demolition, saying police have informed the mosque’s imam to vacate the premises as it was going to be demolished.
Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva adjourned the hearing of the case to Wednesday after the counsel representing the Centre and CRPF sought time to seek instructions. “I will give you as much time as you want, but don’t change the status. We will have it tomorrow, but you should not come tomorrow and say, ‘Sorry, we have demolished the building’. I will then haul up your officials for contempt,” observed the court….