Hindu Proper-wing group strikes to court docket to hunt ban on Muslim Urs at Taj Mahal

Hindu Proper-wing group strikes to court docket to hunt ban on Muslim Urs at Taj Mahal

The three-day ‘Urs’ at Taj Mahal is to be celebrated this yr from February 6 to February 8.

The occasion is widely known to look at the demise anniversary of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, who had the Taj Mahal constructed in 1653, on the banks of Yamuna in Agra.

Nonetheless, in a brand new improvement, a proper wing Hindu group took to court docket in Agra, submitting a petition, and looking for prohibitory injunction towards the remark of the occasion. The petitioner, Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha has additionally challenged free entry contained in the Taj for the Urs.

“On Friday, the petitioner ABHM by means of its divisional head Meena Diwakar and district president Saurabh Sharma filed a petition within the Courtroom of IV Extra Civil Choose (Junior Division) Room No 4 at Civil Courtroom premises in Agra,” stated Petitioner’s counsel Anil Kumar Tiwari.

“They’ve hunted for a everlasting prohibitory injunction towards the committee celebrating the Urs,” he continued.

He additional added that “the petitioner has additionally objected to having entry free at Taj Mahal for Urs.”

The Agra Courtroom has accepted the petition and has mounted March 4 because the date of listening to within the matter.

ABHM spokesperson Sanjay Jat contended that the physique had filed the petition on the idea of an RTI which revealed that neither the Mughals, nor the British allowed Urs to happen contained in the Taj.

“The petition has been filed on the idea of an RTI filed by a Raj Kishore Raje, an historian of Agra metropolis. Within the RTI, he requested ASI who permitted Urs celebration and ‘Namaz’ in Taj Mahal premises. ASI replied that neither Mughals, nor the British authorities or the Authorities of India have allowed Urs celebration within the Taj Mahal,” Sanjay Jat informed PTI.

“So, on that foundation we’ve filed a petition looking for for the prohibitory injunction, stopping the organisers of Shahjahan ‘Urs’ Celebration Committee, headed by Saiyyad Ibrahim Zaidi, from celebrating the ‘Urs’ at Taj Mahal,” he added.

The three-day Urs sees the rituals of ‘chadar poshi’, ‘sandal’, ‘gusul’, ‘kul’ and others.

On the final day of the ‘Urs, a ‘chadar’ 1880-metre-long or extra is obtainable (With PTI inputs).

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