Find better land, location for new Ravidas temple: SC
Modi to hold talks with MbS in Riyadh this month Will Do Best To Soothe Hurt Feelings: Court
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Riyadh later this month for an important bilateral and investment meeting, sending a signal of closer ties with Saudi Arabia that will have resonance in the Indian subcontinent.
Modi will attend Saudi Arabia’s signature Future Investment Summit in Riyadh on October 29-31. He is scheduled to hold discussions with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as part of a comprehensive bilateral agenda which will cover security and economics.
The importance of the PM’s visit after the government decided to nullify Article 370 is significant.
National security advisor Ajit Doval was in Riyadh earlier this week to hold talks with the crown prince. New Delhi: In the wake of protests following the demolition of Guru Ravidas temple in south Delhi’s Tughlakabad on its orders, the Supreme Court (SC) on Friday agreed to examine the construction of a new temple and asked parties to find “better land and location”.
The Ravidas temple, built on forest land, was razed by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) on August 10, leading to protests by Dalits in many states.
In April, the SC had dismissed the appeal of Guru Ravidas Jayanti Samaroh Samiti challenging the ver
DDA razes the structure
Delhi minister RP Gautam demands temple’s restoration in letter to PM
dict of the Delhi high court asking it to vacate the land and shift the temple to an adjacent area.
While hearing a petition seeking to re-examine the verdict, a bench of Justices Arun Mishra assured the aggrieved parties and followers of Guru Ravidas that it will do its best under the law to assuage their feelings. “We will do the best that we can do. You can find
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out better land and better location for construction of temple,” the bench said.
The court asked the lawyers appearing in the case to hold consultations with attorney general KK Venugopal to amicably explore a solution and assured it will pass an appropriate order when they reach a consensus.
CM Kejriwal writes