Senior advocate Huzefa Ahmadi, representing the petitioner, submitted he has no objection to the continuation of the interim order.
Police and paramilitary forces will also be deployed in and around areas having mixed population
A plea has been moved before the Supreme Court seeking direction to allow Hindus to perform religious practices/rituals at the 'Shivling' found at the disputed Gyanvapi mosque site in Varanasi.
JIH Vice-President Prof Mohammed Salim Engineer voiced concern over the recent developments related to the targeting of Muslim places of worship in the country
The Hindu side has sought permission for daily worship of Shringar Gauri in Gyanvapi complex and also permission for worship of 'Shivling' found in 'wuzukhana' of the mosque. They have also sought removal of debris in the passage leading to the room under 'Shivling'.
The top court also asked Varanasi's District Magistrate to consult with parties to ensure that appropriate arrangements are made for 'wuzu' (pre-prayer abolutions).
The court-appointed Commission to conduct videographic survey of the Kashi Vishwanath temple-Gyanvapi Mosque complex on Thursday submitted, to the court, its report which said the members saw Hindu symbols like lotus, swastika, 'trishul' (trident), and 'bell shapes' in the building.
After a short hearing, the top court has scheduled the matter for further hearing on Friday at 3 p.m.
A petition seeking demolition of a wall and removal of debris for a fresh survey had been moved by the Hindu petitioners and was scheduled to be heard on Wednesday.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing the Uttar Pradesh government, however, said if anyone put his foot on the 'Shivling' during wuzu, it would disturb law and order, and urged the top court to seal the area.
A bench comprising Justices D.Y. Chandrachud and P.S. Narasimha will hear the plea filed by Committee of Management Anjuman Intezamia Masajid Varanasi.
An advocate from the Hindu side, Madan Mohan Yadav, claimed that the shivling is Nandi faced.
According to the order, uploaded on the apex court's website on Saturday, the plea of the Committee of Management Anjuman Intezamia Masjid, which manages the affairs of Gyanvapi mosque, would be heard by a bench headed by Justice D Y Chandrachud.
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