Gyanvapi case: Court rejects Muslim plea, next hearing on Sep 29


A Varanasi court, on Thursday, rejected the Muslim side’s plea for allowing 8 weeks’ time before going ahead with the hearing in the Gyanvapi Shrinagar Gauri dispute case.The next hearing in the matter is scheduled for September 29.The court also issued a notice to the Muslim side to file their objections on the application for carbon dating of the ‘Shivling’ by the Hindu side till September 29.Advocate Vishnu Shankar Jain, representing the Hindu side, said that they are filing an application to demand carbon dating of the Shivling. We are demanding carbon dating. The Muslim side says it is a fountain, we say it is a Shivling. An independent body must investigate and ascertain this,” Jain said.