The Delhi High Court last year declined a plea filed by Shri Manokamna Siddh by Hanuman Seva Samiti challenging North Delhi Municipal Corporation’s decision to demolish a Hanuman Temple in Chandni Chowk here, saying such request has to come from the Delhi government.
Bench of Justices Hima Kohli and Subramonium Prasad said the High Court had in November last year rejected the report of a religious committee, headed by the Lieutenant-Governor, recommending that the temple ought to continue to exist at the site.
The Delhi government had appealed against the order before the Supreme Court, which disposed of the plea in view of the statement made on behalf of Delhi government that it would move a “suitable application” before the High Court for further directions.
Once such a liberty was granted to the GNCTD, and so far, the GNCTD has not approached this court for any relief. We see no reason to entertain that application for intervention which is nothing but an attempt to re-agitate the same issue that has been considered and rejected.
On an earlier order dated November 14, 2019.
The society said it was aggrieved by the October 31, 2020 order issued by North civic body, proposing to demolish the temple on November1.
Today in the early when we all were in deep sleep.
Our temple has been demolished.
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