The Hanuman temple in Chandni Chowk, Delhi has been in the eye of the storm for long. It was declared “illegal” and the order for its removal was passed Earlier by Delhi High Court

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.

Controversy Regarding demolition of Mandir on Social Media

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.


DISCLAIMER: The author is solely responsible for the views expressed in this article. The author carries the responsibility for citing and/or licensing of images utilized within the text.