The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has filed an application in a Varanasi court, seeking eight more weeks' time for submitting its report of the Gyanvapi mosque survey as the deadline for it ended on September 2 even as the survey is still going on.
The court has fixed September 8 for taking up the application.
In the photographs, taken during Endoscopic Investigation by the ASI, it can be seen that stone slabs and iron beams are in a hanging state.
Amicus curiae N K Mohanty’s report is based on the petition filed by a person regarding the safety of the Nata Mandap and the Jagamohan of Puri Srimandir.
The residents of the Puri district have raised questions about the administration filling up the Atharanala.
The survey began at around 7 am, ASI sources said. The ASI team members, along with the representatives of the Hindu petitioners to a legal dispute involving the mosque, were present inside the complex under watertight security arrangements.
Historians believe that Benisagar must have been an area under the influence of Tantrism and Shaivism.
As per reports, ASI Mamata Bastia was taking a bribe from a complainant to cooperate in a particular case when the vigilance sleuths trapped her.
The ASI had informed a division bench of the court headed by Chief Justice S Muralidhar that the repair and renovation work of the Jagamohan' (assembly hall) and Nata Mandap' (dance and song Hall) of the temple is complete.
As per the allegations of the security guard, some people arrived today morning and demolished a portion of the boundary wall.
ASI officials asserted the safety of Srimandir following an inspection of Garbhagruha, Jagamohan and Natyamandap of the 12th century shrine today.
Irate over the incident, the villagers chased and thrashed Meher. Ratnakar alleged that though he met and complained about the incident to Biramaharajpur Sub Divisional Police Officer and Sonepur SP, it yielded no result.
The court asked the ASI to ensure that no damage is done to the structure during the survey. The court upturned the district judge's decision in this regard.
Justice Arvind Kumar Mishra was hearing a revision petition filed by Laxmi Devi and three others, who challenged the Varanasi court's order of October 14, 2022.
All the money will be spent within the 2023-24 fiscal. Bhubaneswar MP and BJP leader Aparajita Sarangi informed this after visiting all the 14 temples in Bhubaneswar on Friday.
The land sharks have always set their eyes on the ancient fortified city of Sisupalgarh. In the latest incident, a portion of the boundary wall was found to have been cut. Taking note of the incident, the ASI took the matter up with the Tehsildar and the District Collector.
The accused police officer has been identified as Gopalkrushna Das. Das started his career as a constable in Berhampur.
As the first step to the operation, a private firm, BDR Constructions has started work on erecting an iron structure and a mechanical working platform on which lifts and trolleys will move to excavate sand.
As per initial reports, the body of Pradhan was recovered from his residence at Padasahi near Nandankanan Zoological Park.
The Archeological Survey of India (ASI) is tarnishing the beauty of world-famous Sun temple at Konark in Puri. This severe allegation has been leveled against the ASI by none other than internally-acclaimed sand artist Padma Shri Sudarsan Pattnaik.