Karnataka Endowment Council’s opposition to use of Edja Maidan in Bengaluru for Ganesh Chaturthi ceremonies reached the Supreme Court today, with two justices disagreeing with each other, so from three judges bench You hear it now. The court is expected to end the deadlock on the evening of the festival begins tomorrow.
“not religious event from any other country community held in this is property,” The board He argued: “It was declared as endowment property under the 1954 law… all of a sudden in 2022, they say it’s disputed territory, and they are want Ganesh Chaturthi Festival is held here.
One of The board’s points This is the Hindu festival in a space Owned by the Islamic Organization”with Election date next year’, referring to political motives city Municipal Corporation Scheduled – Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike or BBMP in 2023.
The board of Kapil Sibal’s lawyer pointed out a recorded “suo motu FIR” report on August 9 on Complaint: “There is a dispute between a Muslim and a Hindu community (f) The said land belongs to the Revenue Department.” Some references to Babri Mosque were also made in complaint. Your Sovereignty should stop this. What is happening here? “
the state government – which can give permission for Adjust up festival leopards – He said earlier that the matter could be heard the day after tomorrow.
Karnataka has seen some communal violence in Recent months, which led to the BJP claim should Basavaraj Bommai removed as Chief Minister.
earlier in Today in front of two judges benchThe board He said his permission was mandatory for any setting. “The address of the land is in The board’s name of the lawyer since 1881 bench Requested how Independence Day and other celebrations were held on He answered me on the floor earlier: “Yes. Even children allowed play…but now the ranking for religious function.
Attorney General Tosher Mehta appeared for the state government. “Property of Earth has never been questioned before. This is an open ground with “There are no limits,” he said. please allow government to me use Earth for tomorrow and the day after. The country will take care of of No perception of the threat.”
endowment board he said it should Decide on urgently because it “would become indestructible if not heard today”.
the judge bench – Judges Hemant Gupta and Sudhanshu Dholia – then referred issue To the Chief Justice, noting a difference of Opinion. CJI UU Lalit listed him in front of three judges bench – Judges Indira Bannerjee, AS Oka and MM Sunderesh.
The board’s plea It is actually a call against An order issued on August 26 by the Karnataka High Court, which allowed government to take decision on Earth use.
News reports said some Hindu organizations have requested government permission for Ganesh Chaturthi leopards on Wednesday and Thursday.