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BHOPAL: Whilst Gyanwapi Mosque case in Varanasi continues to hog headlines, a an identical factor turns out brewing over 700 kms away within the Madhya Pradesh capital Bhopal.
An area proper wing Hindu outfit Sanskriti Bachao Manch, whilst claiming that the Jama Masjid situated in previous Bhopal’s Chowk Bazar locality used to be constructed within the nineteenth century on a Shiva Temple, has sought from the state executive, an in depth archaeological survey of the mosque.
The outfit’s head Chandrashekhar Tiwari met the state’s house minister Narottam Mishra in Bhopal on Thursday and submitted a memorandum, hard detailed survey of the Jama Masjid.
Tiwari could also be getting ready to document a petition within the native court docket in Bhopal over the problem within the coming days.
“We now have submitted a memorandum to the house minister in Bhopal on Thursday, hard detailed archaeological survey of the Jama Masjid. Subsequent we’re going to petition the court docket in Bhopal, in search of survey and excavation within the Mosque to reveal the historical past of the mosque having been constructed over a Temple known as Sabha Mandap,” Tiwari advised The New Indian Specific on Thursday.
“What has been said through us within the memorandum to the house minister and what is going to be discussed within the petition within the coming aren’t in response to any fanciful pondering, however in truth is in response to details discussed within the Hayate-I-Qudsi (guide on Bhopal’s first girl ruler Nawab Qudsia Begum),” he stated.
The girl ruler (1819-1832) constructed the Jama Masjid and Gohar Mahal Palace in Bhopal.
Within the guide on her lifestyles, “It’s been discussed that the paintings on development the Jama Masjid in Bhopal began in 1832 and full mosque used to be in-built 1857. It has additionally been obviously discussed in that very guide that the mosque used to be constructed at the similar land the place a Hindu Temple referred to as Sabha Mandap had already existed.
“We are hoping that the state executive is helping us and each and every Hindu in figuring out the real reality about Bhopal’s Jama Masjid having been constructed at the ruins of the Hindu temple,” Tiwari stated.
Importantly, prior to Tiwari took up the problem on Thursday, the similar factor with an identical call for used to be raised on social media through some other proper wing Hindu outfit, Hindu Dharma Sena.
Yogesh Agrawal, the Jabalpur primarily based state president of the Hindu Dharma Sena, had raised the problem of the Jama Masjid in Bhopal, having been constructed at the ruins of a Shiva Temple known as Sabha Mandap.
Agrawal is identical saffron brigade chief, who few weeks again, had demanded ban on access of non-Hindus on river Narmada ghats in Jabalpur.
In the meantime, the ruling BJP’s state spokesperson Pankaj Chaturvedi stated the Hindu outfit’s call for, if supported with concrete proof, must be mentioned on the best stage.