Varanasi – The Vishwa Vedic Sanatan Sangh (VVSS) worldwide president Jitendra Singh Visen, a pleader for plaintiff #1 Rakhi Singh within the Shringar Gauri-Gyanvapi case, has written an open letter, inviting the Anjuman Intezamia Masjid Committee (AIMC) to carry a dialogue for a peaceable out-of-court settlement of the Gyanvapi case with mutual consent.
The letter is addressed to the president, supervisor and the joint secretary of the Anjuman Intezamia Masjid Committee, which takes care of the Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi.
Visen’s open letter reads, “It is known to all that the Hindu side and the Muslim side are contesting a legal battle in the court regarding the Gyanvapi campus to prove their respective stand right. Some anti-social elements want to take advantage of this legal fight between the both the parties (Hindu side and Muslim side) for their personal gains, which can prove to be harmful for both the country and the society.”
“In such a situation, it becomes the duty of all of us to set an example by settling this legal matter peacefully through mutual negotiations, taking care of the safety and security of our country and society, ” Visen mentioned.
“Therefore, I request all of you to accept this invitation with an open and pious mind and come forward for talks to settle the above issue (the Gyanvapi matter). It is possible that a peaceful solution can be found outside the court of the above matter by mutual discussion. We welcome all of you to this talk with an open and pure heart, ” Visen mentioned.
Confirming the letter, Visen mentioned, “I have written this open letter and released it through the media to invite the Anjuman Intezamia Masjid Committee for a discussion for peaceful out of court settlement of the Gyanvapi case with mutual consent.”
Reacting to the event, Anjuman Intezamia Masjid Committee’s joint secretary SM Yasin mentioned, “I have not received the letter yet. Let the letter come, after seeing it, we will make any comment on it.”
Five ladies — Rakhi Singh, Rekha Pathak, Sita Sahu, Lakshmi Devi and Manju Vyas — had filed a go well with within the court docket of civil decide senior division, Varanasi in August 2021, searching for the appropriate to each day worship at Shringar Gauri Sthal within the Gyanvapi advanced.
The matter was transferred to the court docket of the Varanasi district decide in May final 12 months. The matter is pending earlier than the Varanasi district court docket and the following listening to is on August 17.
Subhash Nandan Chaturvedi, counsel for Rekha Pathak, Sita Sahu, Lakshmi Devi and Manju Vyas, mentioned, “I don’t want to comment on the letter as I haven’t seen it yet. Our stand is clear that we will follow the legal way, which we followed in this matter since the beginning. In May this year, we filed an application in the Varanasi district court, seeking an order for the ASI survey in Gyanvapi. After hearing both sides, the court on July 21 ordered a survey by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) in the barricaded area of Gyanvapi, excluding its sealed area.”