'Namaz Offered Here Since Pre-Independence': Muslim Groups Oppose Govt's Move To Take Back Mosque Land In Udupi - IAMC
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‘Namaz Offered Here Since Pre-Independence’: Muslim Groups Oppose Govt’s Move To Take Back Mosque Land In Udupi




Days after MLA Raghupati Bhat said that the revenue department decided to take back the government land allocated to Kalmath Mosque of Kodavoor district in Udupi, Muslim groups – Justice for Kalmath Masjid Vedike and District Muslim Okkoota opposed the move, calling it “illegal”….


District Muslim Okkoota accused the revenue minister of “illegally ordering the withdrawal of government land given to Kalmath Mosque even when the name is lawfully registered in the RTC of Kalmath mosque situated in Kodavoor village of the taluk.”…


Hussain Kodibengre, president of the Association for Protection of Civil Rights said, “Namaz is being offered in this mosque since pre-independence. More than 10 acres of land around the mosque is mentioned as government property based on Adangal. This whole property belongs to the mosque. As evidence of the same, the mosque was situated right at the centre of the land.”…