Instruction not to remove idols of Lord Ganesha from the mosque premises of Qutub Minar
In this case, the petitioner seeking the right to worship has said in his new petition that the idols of Ganesha should not be moved to the National Museum or any other place as per the suggestion of the National Museum. Power. Instead they should be kept in the right place on the campus with full respect.
The main petition filed by advocate Vishnu Jain said that the mosque was built by demolishing 27 temples of Hindus and Jains. In this case Jain Tirthankar Lord Rishabhdev and Lord Vishnu were made petitioners. It may be noted that on November 29, 2021, the application was rejected by Civil Judge Neha Sharma. The civil judge’s order rejecting the application has been challenged in the district judge’s court.
The petition states that the Mughal emperor Qutbuddin Abk built the Kuwat-ul-Islam mosque instead of 27 Hindu and Jain temples. Aibak could not completely destroy the temples and the mosque was built from the ruins of the temples. The petition said that the walls, pillars and roof of the Qutub Minar complex have images of Hindu and Jain deities. On them Lord Ganesha, Vishnu, Yaksha, Yakshini. Gatekeeper. Lord Parshvanath. In addition to the pictures of Lord Mahavira, Nataraja, there are symbols of Mangal Kalash, conch, mace, lotus, Shriyantra, temple bell etc. All this suggests that the Qutub Minar complex was a Hindu and Jain temple. In the petition, Qutub Minar was considered as a pole.
The petition cites a brief history of the Archaeological Survey of India, which states that the Kuwat-ul-Islam mosque was built from the ruins of 27 demolished temples. The petition sought an order to restore these 27 temples and allow worship to be conducted in the Qutub Minar complex according to Hindu rituals.
(Courtesy Syndicate Feed)