Mathura: After Ayodhya verdict, civil suit filed in Mathura court over Krishna Janmabhoomi; seeks removal of Idgah . 7 people have moved to Mathura civil court,claiming that the Shahi Idgah Masjid is the birthplace of Krishna. The suit claimed that the mosque was erected on the birthplace of Krishna by encroaching upon temple land.
The Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board and the Committee of Management of Trust of Shahi Idgah have been arraigned as defendants.
The suit has been filed by a person called Ranjana Agnihotri, a resident of Lucknow. She has sought recovery of 13.37 acres of land situated within the area of the temple.
The suit also claims that the Shri Krishna Janmasthan Seva Sansthan, which is the governing body of the temple complex, entered into an illegal agreement with the Shahi Idgah trust with the intention of land-grabbing.
“This suit is being filed for removal of encroachment and superstructure illegally raised by Committee of Management of alleged Trust Masjid Idgah with the consent of Sunni Central Board of Waqf on land Khewat No.255 at Katra Keshav Dev, city Mathura belonging to deity Shree Krishna Virajman,” advocates Hari Shankar Jain and Vishnu Shankar Jain told to media.