SC to set up bench to hear Gyanvapi Kashi Vishwanath case on Friday
PTI | DC Correspondent
Published on: November 10, 2022 | Updated on: November 10, 2022
The top court, on May 17, had passed an interim order directing protection of the area inside Gyanvapi premises at Varanasi
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New Delhi: The Supreme Court agreed to set up a bench on Friday to hear the Gyanvapi Kashi Vishwanath case in which the Hindu side has sought extension of an order by which protection of an area where a "Shivling" was found in Gyanvapi premises was ordered.
A bench headed by Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud on Thursday took note of the submissions of advocate Vishnu Shankar Jain, appearing for some Hindu devotees, and said the order granting protection was expiring on November 12.
We will constitute a bench at 3 pm tomorrow, the CJI said.
The top court, on May 17, had passed an interim order directing protection of the area inside Gyanvapi premises at Varanasi.