Bangalore: The property at Idgah floor belongs to the income division of the state authorities, following the choice of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), Hindu activists at the moment are demanding the demolition of the tower on the controversial web site.
Vishwa Sanatan Parishad President Bhaskaran on Monday requested why there must be Idgah Tower in Idgah Maidan in Chamarajpet space of Bengaluru when it was introduced that the Idgah floor is the property of the state authorities.
“We have now been preventing over this situation since 2017. Separate Idgah grounds and graveyards (funeral grounds) have been given to Muslims by the state authorities. If they’re nonetheless insisting on providing Namaz right here and making a declare, then their intention could be very clear. They do not need every other neighborhood to make use of this property.”
“The state authorities has allotted an alternate web site for the Idgah floor, though the Muslims didn’t have the possession of the earlier Idgah floor, contemplating that also they are residents of this nation,” he stated.
“We are going to write a letter to the BBMP and the state authorities and file a petition earlier than the excessive court docket to the state authorities and the income division to demolish the Idgah tower,” Bhaskaran defined.
“If the Idgah Tower is allowed to face there, which is now the property of the Income Division, it is going to create a everlasting drawback and result in communal clashes. It will result in killings of Hindus. Everyone knows how violence broke out after laser lights have been lit on a mosque throughout Ganesh pageant in Hubli metropolis. Subsequently Idgah Tower must be demolished within the curiosity of the society.
Speaking concerning the Waqf Board shifting the court docket in opposition to the BBMP’s determination, Bhaskaran stated that the Waqf Board and the Muslim Central Board have been additionally not events when the Supreme Court docket gave its order in 1965. In the event that they method the court docket, they are going to be rapped by the court docket, Bhaskaran stated. He stated that the Idgah Tower would stand as a hindrance within the celebration of Hindu festivals.
In the meantime, Muslim leaders have claimed that the historical past of the Idgah tower is lots of of years outdated and what can be the good thing about demolishing the Idgah tower. If the land is used for different functions then it’s fantastic however why demand for demolition,” he asks.
Waqf Board chairman Shafi Saadi had stated that the board would battle a authorized battle in opposition to the BBMP’s determination. “The Supreme Court docket had dominated in 1965 that the Idgah grounds have been the property of the Waqf Board and this judgment was not legitimate and the order amounted to contempt of court docket,” he stated.