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May 30 24 tweets 12 min read
Varanasi Fast-track court of civil judge (Senior Division) Mahendra Kumar Pandey to hear a fresh suit by Lord Aadi Vishweshar Viraajman through next friend Kiran Singh seeking removal of #GyanvapiMosque from its existing place

#KashiVishwanathTemple #Gyanvapi
Scenes outside the Fast track court. Police security has been beefed up. #Gyanvapi #KashiVishwanathTemple
Hearing to commence post 12 pm. Follow thread for live updates
@chaitanyaasingh reports from Varanasi
#KashiVishwanathTemple #Gyanvapi
After #Gyanvapi hearing before District Judge Varanasi, now MEDIA STANDS BARRED from covering the hearing before a Fast Track Court in Varanasi on another civil suit seeking removal of the Gyanvapi mosque
#KashiVishwanathTemple #MediaAccess
Lawyer from the plaintiff side, Shivam Gaur enters the fast track court courtroom
Litigants and police crowd outside the courtroom. Security ensuring that the orders of the fast track court for barring any party apart from litigants inside is adhered to #GyanvapiMosque #KashiVishwanathTemple
Hearing commences. Advocate Shivam Gaur for plaintiffs submit arguments before Fast Track Court
Police clears media from the main door as the Fast Track Court judge Pandey objects to it
Advocate Akhlaq Raees enters the courtroom to present submissions from the side of the defendant (#GyanvapiMosque side)
Police officials now ask the media reporters to leave the courtroom building altogether #GyanvapiMosque #FastTrackCourt
Advocate Shivam gaur in a heated argument with the other Advocate on Muslim side #GyanvapiMosque
BREAKING: Varanasi Fast Track court reserves Order. Order at 4 pm today.
#GyanvapiMosque #KashiVishwanathTemple
Court order on : Copy of the plaint to be received or not --- the plaint by Kiran Singh is acceptable or not. The order is on the maintainability aspect. #GyanvapiMosque #FastTrackCourt
The Muslim side has filed it's Vakalatnama. The judge has asked the Hindu side to provide a copy of the plaint to the defendants. #GyanvapiMosque
BREAKING: The Hindu side/Plaintiffs have urged the court to grant an ad interim relief to allow the Hindu devotees to ENTER #GyanvapiMosque and pray inside the mosque
Advocate Anupam Dwivedi speaks on what the order will be on at 4 pm @ Fast Track court Varanasi. Dwivedi says interim prayer made to enter #GyanvapiMosque and pray

Video by @chaitanyaasingh

Exact ad #interim prayer made before Fast Track court: "To restrain defendants & their agents, workers etc to interfere with the shivling and other Hindu structures which are found in the #GyanvapiMosque and to restrain them from disallowing the Hindu devotees to pray, do Pooja"
Meanwhile an impleadment application before the Fast Track Court has been filed by Kendriya Brahman Mahasabha seeking rights to offer prayers and worship the alleged Shivling discovered inside #GyanvapiMosque
Litigants begin entering court
Order being read out
BREAKING: No orders passed on the ad-interim prayer made to worship inside #GyanvapiMosque. Muslim side to be heard on the heard next day of hearing. Next hearing on July 8,2022 before the Fast Track Court Varanasi
Muslim side to be heard on the next date: July 8, 2022
Court does not pass any order on the ad interim prayer of Hindu side to worship inside #GyanvapiMosque
Order of the Fast-Track Court, Varanasi. Next date of hearing July 8, 2022 #GyanvapiMosque

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