Gyanvapi Shivling Case: SC extended its order for sealing and protection of the particular area where the Shivling was found

Debjit Mukherjee: The Supreme Court on Friday extended the protection of the area inside Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi where a “Shivling” was stated to have been found during the survey. The protection is extended till further orders of the court.

A bench of Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud and justices Surya Kant and PS Narasimha allowed the Hindu parties to move an application before the Varanasi district judge for consolidation of all the lawsuit filed on the Gyanvapi row. It also directed the Hindu parties to file their replies within three weeks on the appeal filed by the management committee of the Anjuman Intezamia Masjid challenging the Allahabad high court order on the appointment of a survey commissioner.