Supreme Court of India asks Haji Ali Dargah if it would help remove encroachment

Supreme Court of India asks Haji Ali Dargah if it would help remove encroachment

NEW DELHI (INDIA): The Supreme Court of India has asked the counsel for Mumbai’s Haji Ali Dargah trust to take instruction and inform whether it was ready to assist in the removal and demolition of encroachment in a 908 sq mt area.nnThe court assured that 171 sq mt land on which the mosque is built will be protected.nnThe apex court will hear the matter again at 2 PM.nnYesterday, a bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar made it clear that it was willing to pass some orders today itself as there was no dispute that there were encroachments around the dargah.nnThe bench also comprising Justices D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul said that 171 sq mt land having the mosque on it will be protected but the rest has to be removed and demolished.nnSource: Press Trust of India

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