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

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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

Dal­its protest in Delhi,

Pun­jab, Haryana

to Union min­is­ter

HS Puri to de­no­tify the

for­est land

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.

Thou­sands of

CM Ke­jri­wal writes

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