Jangpura mosque demolition: HC to hear RWA plea tomorrow

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New Delhi, Feb 20 (PTI) The Delhi High Court would heartomorrow a plea of Jangpura RWA alleging that DDA had failedto comply with its order asking the agency to rebuild a wallaround the area, where a mosque built on government land wasrecently demolished.

The residents also sought withdrawal of the court''sorder granting concession to the Noor Charitable Societyallowing 10 of its members to offer prayers for two months.

Filing an application through counsel R K Saini, theresidents alleged that DDA had failed to rebuild the wallaround the demised area, as a result of which the possessionof the razed area was taken back by members of the Society.

Seeking cancellation of the concession to at least 10people to offer namaz on the 2.5 feet area left for theSociety, the residents claimed that members of the NoorCharitable Society were violating the court''s previous order.

Following a court direction on a contempt plea ofJangpura residents, DDA had demolished the religiousstructure last month and reclaimed the land.

The court, however, subsequently allowed only 10 peopleto offer the prayers for two months and also directed DDA tobuild a wall around the demised area.

The application is likely to be heard by the court onMonday.

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