#KashiVishwanath Temple was destroyed by Muslim invaders many times & was rebuilt every time. The time has come again.

Ayodhya toh bas jhanki hai, Kashi Mathura baaki hai.

Varanasi dist court has directed ASI to survey Kashi Vishwanath Temple, #Gyanvapi Masjid complex.
Qutub-ud-din Aibak invaded Varanasi & destroyed destroyed #KashiVishwanath & 1000+ temples.

It was demolished again in 15th century by Sikandar Lodhi or Hussain Shariqi.

Aurangzeb destroyed it in 1669 & built #Gyanvapi Mosque in its place by using material of destroyed temple.
The temple was rebuilt by Ahilyabai Holkar in 1780 but the Gyanvapi Masjid remained adjacent to the temple due to threats by Nawab of Awadh.

Remnants of the temple were deliberately retained. It was supposed to be a warning and insult to Hindu feelings.
Now, it is haunting them.
Saddest part is that the original Shivalinga was never found after the attack by Aurangzeb.

It is believed that the mahant jumped into the well of the temple with Shivalinga to save it from Aurangzeb.

Kashi Vishwanath corridor should be completed without #GyanvapiMosque
It is time to reclaim our history, our temples & do it without any shred of fear or guilt. We are not taking or destroying something which belonged to others. We are simply taking our lifelines i.e. our temples back in our hands.
Let's write history for the next 1000 generations.

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