Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi case: all you need to know

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Dec 16, 2023

Survey of Mathura Idgah allowed

Allahabad High Court allowed survey of Mathura Idgah in the Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi case

Application and Petition

Application filed under Order 26 Rule 9 CPC as part of petition 353/2023 by eight people. Seeks a survey of Shahi Idgah mosque.

Relief Sought

Petition urges the court to direct UP Sunni Central Waqf Board and mosque committee to hand over the land to Shree Krishna Janmabhoomi Trust.

Restraining Order

Plea seeks an order restraining Waqf Board and mosque committee from entering premises of disputed land.

Challenge to Agreement

Challenges legality of a compromise agreement dated October 12, 1968, between Shri Krishna Janmasthan Seva Sansthan and Trust Shahi Masjid Idgah.

Historical Background

Historical background of the dispute says the mosque built by Aurangzeb in 1670 on the site of an earlier temple.


Waqf board argues that the mosque doesn't fall within the disputed land.