Varanasi court rejects Hindus’ plea for carbon dating of ‘Shivling’ inside Gyanvapi mosque

Varanasi, 14/10: A Varanasi court on Friday rejected a plea seeking carbon dating of a ‘Shivling’ claimed to be found on the Gyanvapi Mosque premises.



Hindu petitioners had during a court-mandated videography survey of the mosque premises claimed that a ‘Shivling’ was found close to the “wazookhana”, a small reservoir used by Muslim devotees to perform ritual ablutions before offering the namaz.


The claim was disputed by the Muslim side, which said the object was part of a “fountain

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