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DDA offers alternative plot for razed mosque

New Delhi: Delhi Development Authority, which recently razed an alleged “illegal” mosque in Jangpura sparking protests, is now willing to offer an alternative plot for reconstruction of the mosque for amicable settlement of the dispute, Delhi high court was informed on 21 March.

The counsel for DDA told the court that the authority was ready to give an alternative piece of land, measuring 400 square metres, to ‘Noor Charitable Society’ which used to run the mosque. Justice G S Sistani asked the Society and Delhi Wakf Board to consider the offer of the land developing agency and intimate the court about the outcome of their negotiations on May 16, the next date of hearing. [Related Story]

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 1-15 April 2011 on page no. 22

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