Hindustan Times (Lucknow)

Petition in HC seeking removal of Bukhari as Imam


The Allahabad high court has given three weeks time to a petitioner to file the history of New Delhi’s Jama Masjid after he sought a direction for quashing the appointmen­t of Syed Ahmed Bukhari as Imam of the mosque. The petitioner Ashok Pandey, a lawyer, alleged that the appointmen­t of Imam of Jama Masjid is being done on hereditary pattern, which is illegal in a democratic country.

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