Sunday, December 5, 2021

Yogi govt removes illegal tombs and mosque from Azad Park in Allahabad

After the Allahabad high court directed the Uttar Pradesh state government and concerned officials to remove all the encroachments from the Chandra Shekhar Azad Park of the city, the Yogi Adityanath led administration demolished three tombs and 14 graves overnight on Friday from the Chandrashekhar Azad Park in the city. 

According to a report, the Prayagraj Development Authority (PDA) three small shrines raised next to an old tomb, illegal structures constructed in front of the Gyan Vriksha temple and a mosque have been dismantled in the process. 

The administration also installed three-foot height trees on the ground where those demolished structures previously stood.

A division bench comprising Chief Justice MN Bhandari and Justice Piyush Agarwal of the Allahabad High Court had issued the direction to remove the Azad Park encroachments while hearing the PIL. 

The PIL stated that the park’s existence could be threatened as the Muslim community has illegally constructed artificial graves. 

Meanwhile, other unlawfully built structures in the premises of Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Hindustani Academy, Ganganath Jhan Sanskrit Sansthan and other institutes located in Azad Park campus were also erased.

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