Varanasi court orders ASI survey of Gyanvapi mosque adjacent to Kashi Vishwanath temple
A local court in Varanasi on Thursday directed the Archaeological Survey of India to conduct a survey of the Gyanvapi Mosque compound adjacent to the Kashi Vishwanath Temple to find out whether it was a "superimposition, alteration or addition or there is structural overlapping of any kind, with or over, any other religious structure". The U.P. Sunni Central Waqf Board said it would challenge the order in the Allahabad High Court, terming it ‘unwarranted’.
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