A worker stands on a temple rooftop adjacent to the Gyanvapi Mosque in the northern city of Varanasi, India/ Photo: Reuters
A worker stands on a temple rooftop adjacent to the Gyanvapi Mosque in the northern city of Varanasi, India/ Photo: Reuters
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India’s top court revokes ban on large Muslim prayer gatherings at mosque where Hindu idols found

  • Top court in an interim order stated Muslims right to prayer should not be disturbed, and area where Hindu religious relics were found should be protected
  • Order comes a day after a local court in Hinduism’s holiest city and site of historic Gyanvapi mosque, ruled Islamic gatherings should be limited to 20 people

A worker stands on a temple rooftop adjacent to the Gyanvapi Mosque in the northern city of Varanasi, India/ Photo: Reuters
A worker stands on a temple rooftop adjacent to the Gyanvapi Mosque in the northern city of Varanasi, India/ Photo: Reuters
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