Lucknow: A copy of the Allahabad high court's recent order seeking completion of proceedings within four months on all pending petitions seeking removal of Shahi Mosque Eidgah in Mathura, the city of Sri Krishna, was on Tuesday submitted to the court of civil judge (senior division) of Mathura.
The next date of hearing in the case has been fixed as July 1. Manish Yadav's lawyer Deepak Sharma said that a copy of the high court's order was produced in the court of civil judge (senior division) Jyoti Singh. Manish Yadav, a resident of Lucknow, had filed a suit in the court of civil judge senior division on December 15, 2020, claiming himself to be a descendant of Lord Krishna, requesting the court to order the shifting of Shahi Mosque Eidgah built on one part of Katra Keshav Dev temple to another place.
Chichi claims that the mosque is built on a portion of the 13.37 acres of land of the Keshav Dev temple. In view of the delay in disposal of his petition, Manish Yadav had also filed a petition in the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court. The high court had on May 12 last directed the Mathura court to complete the proceedings on all the petitions related to the case within four months.