Survey of Gyanvapi mosque: domes and namaz offering area covered; survey to continue on Monday.

The advocate commissioner completed a third day investigation of Gyanvapi mosque peacefully on Sunday . The investigation team left Gyanvapi campus around 1.30 p.m.

VARANASI (VARANASI) — The advocate commissioner Ajay Kumar Mishra led team completed a third day investigation of Gyanvapi mosque peacefully on Sunday, covering all three domes and the main mosque area, where namaz is performed.Despite extending survey hours, the advocate commissioner found the process to be ineffective.He told the district administration that the survey would begin on Monday morning.According to district magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma, the investigation team left Gyanvapi campus around 1.30 p.m. after covering the domes and the main mosque area, where namaz is performed.

The survey team attempted to finish the projects by prolonging the interval, but all of them were unable to be finished until 1 p.m. After this, the advocate commissioner informed the district administration that the survey would continue on Monday to cover only those areas of Gyanvapi that have been surveyed so far, the DM said, the survey team needs details of already surveyed areas, including the basement in possession of Vyas family, while the pond for Vaju and some other areas will be investigated on Monday.On Monday, officials expected that the remaining parts of the survey would be completed in a maximum of two hours.Around 8 a.m., a survey team of over 50 people arrived at the Gyanvapi site, comprising of the advocate commissioner, both groups, their attorneys, officers of district administration, police, photographers, land revenue department workers, and labourers.Outside of adding to the police force, police commissioner A Satish Ganesh said the security scheme had been updated to ensure that pilgrims who thronged Kashi to pray at Kashi Vishwanath temple have no difficulty entering the temple, adding that except gate-4 of the Kashi Vishwanath Dham (corridor), pilgrims were permitted to enter the temple from all other three gates.

Following the interview, the Anjuman Intejamia Masajid (AIM) lodged a complaint in the court, claiming that the advocate commissioner chosen by the court for the investigation did not have the authority to film inside the premises.AIM demanded that the advocate commissioner be fired.However, the court denied the AIM's request to change Mishra as the advocate commissioner, but also appointed Vishal Singh as the special advocate commissioner and Ajay Pratap Singh as assistant advocate commissioner on May 12.The district administration was also compelled to ensure that the research was not postponed for any reason, and the survey will be published by May 17.