ASI granted 10 more days tosubmit Gyanvapi survey report

  • | Sunday | 19th November, 2023

Varanasi: The court of the district judge on Saturday granted an extension of 10 days to the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for submitting its scientific study and survey of Gyanvapi mosque.The ASI had submitted its application to the court on Friday, seeking an extension of 15 days for submitting the report. Standing government counsel (government of India) Amit Srivastava said that after hearing the plea, the court granted more time to the ASI to submit its survey report.In its application, the ASI stated that in compliance of the courts order, it completed scientific investigation/survey at the site and is going to take some more time for preparing the detailed survey report and submitting report in terms of order dated July 21, 2023, which has been affirmed by order dated August 3, 2023, passed by the high court in petition under Article 227 bearing number 7955 of 2023.It is prayed that the court may please grant further 15 days time to ASI for submitting the report.The district judge had ordered an ASI survey on the plea of four women plaintiffs in suit no 18/2022 on July 21. In compliance with this order ASI had started scientific study of Gyanvapi mosque on July 24.We also published the following articles recentlyASI likely to submit Gyanvapi survey report in court todayThe Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is expected to submit its report on the scientific study and survey of the Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi. The report will determine whether the mosque was built on the remains of a temple. There is a possibility that ASI may request more time to submit the report. ASI had started the survey in compliance with a court order, but it was temporarily halted due to objections. After resuming the survey, ASI sought extensions for the deadline multiple times. The report will provide clarity on the evidence found during the study.Gyanvapi survey: ASI seeks 15-day extension to submit reportThe Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has requested a 15-day extension to submit its report on the scientific study and survey of the Gyanvapi complex. The survey aims to determine whether the Gyanvapi mosque was built on the remains of a temple. The extensive survey, which lasted around 100 days, has already been completed. The Varanasi court is set to consider the request for a second extension on Friday. Originally expected to submit the report earlier, the ASI requested additional time to consolidate the survey results.Gyanvapi survey: ASI gets 10 more days to submit reportThe Varanasi district court has granted the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) an additional 10 days to submit its scientific survey report of the Gyanvapi mosque complex. The ASI had requested more time to prepare a detailed report after completing the scientific study of the site. The court has ordered the ASI to submit the report by November 28. In a separate case, the court has fixed November 20 for a hearing on a plea regarding the appointment of a receiver for the cellar in the southern side of the mosque.

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