Two prominent mosques in New Delhi get ‘encroachment’ notices

Authorities within the Indian Railways have issued notices to two prominent mosques within the national capital New Delhi, asking them to dispose of “encroachments” within 15 days, nearby media reported on Sunday.

Local information broadcaster India Today stated in a file that notices had been issued to two distinguished mosques over the weekend via the Indian Railways, stating that the land of Masjid Bachchu Shah and Masjid Takia Babbar Shah belongs to them.

The notice stated that “their land has been illegally encroached upon, and they’re urging the worried events to voluntarily put off any unauthorised buildings, temples, mosques, or shrines built on their belongings.”

The railways have warned that if the “encroachments aren’t removed within the stipulated time frame, they’ll take important motion to reclaim their land.”The parties liable for the encroachments can be held liable for any damages incurred all through the technique, relieving the railway management of any liabilities,” the broadcaster stated.

Northern Railway spokesman Deepak Kumar showed the media reviews.

The nearby managing committee of the two mosques stated Masjid Bachchu Shah and Masjid Takia Babbar Shah have been constructed centuries ago and are “ancient.”

Officials from the Delhi Waqf Board, that’s answerable for keeping Islamic residences, additionally said the mosques have been constructed a long time in the past and that the problem is “sub-judice.”

“The two mosques have been over 400 years old and existed earlier than rail infra got here up at the two places. The mosques are also a part of the 123 residences, together with mosques, mausoleums and graveyards, over which the board is engaged in a courtroom war with the Centre. The rely is currently pending within the high court,” Delhi Waqf Board official Mehfooz Mohammad advised daily The Hindustan Times.

Hafiz Matlub Karim, a member of the managing committee of Bachchu Shah mosque has written a letter to the Delhi government over the matter.

“The note which was pasted turned into without any signature and stamp…This activity is harassment and an try and vitiate the surroundings,” the each day quoted him as saying.

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