Education Scholarships

Direct link to the various education scholarships offered by the Government of India

List of Private NGOs offering education scholarships

Ummid Assistant

Application form for OBC & Domicile Certificate Certificates (Urdu)

Admission to UPSC Coaching Centre run by Dr Ambedkar Competitive Exam Centre (ACEC), Pune

Welcome Guest! You are here: Home National

Nirmohi Akhara ready for out-of-court settlement

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 06:04:46 PM, IANS

Related Article

Ayodhya Muslim litigant visits seer to urge negotiated settlement

In a major development, Mohammed Hashim Ansari - who has fought legal battles since 1961 for the land where the Babri Masjid stood - Sunday visited a prominent Hindu seer to urge him  

Lucknow: Close on the heels of the initiative taken by 90-year-old Hashim Ansari for a negotiated settlement on the Ayodhya issue, the Nirmohi Akhara too has expressed its inclination to talk and resolve the dispute once and for all.

"I welcome the initiative taken by Mahant Gyan Das and Hashim Ansari and will be only too glad to be a party to the move for bringing the dispute to an amicable settlement and avoid another unending court battle," Nirmohi Akhara chief Mahant Bhaskar Das told IANS Tuesday over telephone from Ayodhya, about 130 km from here.

Significantly, while Ansari was the first Muslim to stake a legal claim to the Babri Masjid after it was usurped by Hindu mobs on the night of Dec 22-23, 1949, it was the Nirmohi Akhara which sought legal right to offer prayers at the disputed site way back in 1885.

It was Ansari who took the first step towards initiating a process of reconciliation instead of proceeding straight to the country's apex court in appeal against the Sep 30 order of the Allahabad High Court.

The court split the disputed land into three parts - one going to the contending Muslim group and the other two to be shared by two Hindu groups involved in the legal battle.

Ansari's talks with Mahant Gyan Das, president of All India Akhara Parishad and head of Ayodhya's Hanuman Garhi temple, on Sunday helped in breaking the ice.

And what followed Monday was yet another positive move, with Nirmohi Akhara chief Mahant Bhaskar Das too expressing his desire to join the reconciliation bandwagon.

Bhaskar Das, 81, said he was confident that very soon many prominent holy men of Ayodhya would join the dialogue process with local Muslims and other contestants in the case.

While he declined to divulge the names of those with whom he claimed to have got in touch, sources close to him confirmed that he had mooted the idea to a few leading Ayodhya holy men.

They include Mahant Nrtiya Gopal Das, who heads the Ram Janmbhoomi Trust, the body entrusted with the task of building the proposed temple.

The move is likely to witness much opposition from the Sunni Central Waqf Board, whose counsel and Babri Masjid Action Committee (BMAC) convenor Zafaryab Jilani has taken serious affront to Hashim Ansari's initiative.

"Ansari is just an individual litigant; he is no authority on behalf of the Waqf Board which is the key contestant," he said.

 

 

 

 

  Bookmark and Share

Home | Top of the Page

Comment on this article

Name:
E-mail Address:
Write here...

News Pick

Aadil Hasan: An icon for the youth in Balrampur

What a 25 or 26-years-old boy generally thinks in India? Either to do a professional course or getting a job for securing the life. In fact, most

Ayodhya Muslim litigant visits seer to urge negotiated settlement

In a major development, Mohammed Hashim Ansari - who has fought legal battles since 1961 for the land where the Babri Masjid stood - Sunday visited a prominent Hindu seer to urge him  

Pune to host 1st ever summit of student council leaders

Former President A P J Abdul Kalam, spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar, UIDAI chief Nandan Nilekani and actor Aamir Khan are among the host of prominent personalities who are scheduled to address the first  

15-year boy first to get robot heart transplant

A 15-year-old boy has become the world's first child to be implanted with an artificial heart. The unnamed Italian boy had the 10-hour operation last week and was said to be well in intensive care. As he has the muscle-wasting   

Haryana gears up to be education hub

Having attracted a lot of industrial investment in the last three decades, Haryana is charting a new course for itself - as an education hub that can boast of an Indian Institute of Management (IIM) and an All India Institute of  

BJP serves cyber fraud notice to Congress

It is a minor political war in cyber space. An angry Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has alleged that the Congress party "bought" a website mimicking the BJP's own which re-directed all hits to the All India Congress 

More Headlines

No link between Ayodhya verdict, Babri demolition: BJP

Court ruling doesn't condone Babri demolition: Congress

Aadil Hasan: An icon for the youth in Balrampur

Muslim leaders from 80 countries attending WAMY conference in Jakarta

Babri Masjid demolition case: Hearing deferred till Oct 26

Microsoft to launch Windows Phone 7 next week

Abhinav Bindra, Gagan Narang bag gold

Malegaon blast: Apex court denies bail to armyman

Haryana gears up to be education hub

Ayodhya Muslim litigant visits seer to urge negotiated settlement

US envoy in Egypt to save Middle East talks

 

Top Stories

Games opener 'proud moment for India', says young dancer

She was only one of over 6,000 artistes who stole the thunder at the Commonwealth 

Commonwealth Games gets off to breathtaking start

CWG opening ceremony pre-show a glittering affair

Western media salutes Commonwealth Games opener

 

Picture of the Day

On the penultimate day of journey, the Queen's Baton Relay 2010 was cheered by Delhiites, whereever it went. When the baton reached the historic Jama Masjid in New Delhi on October 02, it was greeted by a large number of Muslim worshippers.

 

  Most Read

Ayodhya verdict will set dangerous precedent: CPI-M

The Allahabad High Court verdict for a three way division of the land in Ayodhya was based on "faith and belief" and would set a dangerous precedent for the future, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat said Tuesday.  

Court ruling doesn't condone Babri demolition: Congress

The Congress Tuesday said it respected the judicial process on the disputed Ayodhya site but the verdict by Allahabad High Court on the issue "in no way condones" the "shameful and criminal" demolition of the Babri mosque in 1992. "The Indian National  

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

RSS  |  Contact us

| Quick links

News

 

Subscribe to

Ummid Assistant

 

National

Religion

RSS

Scholarships

About us

International

Culture

Twitter

Government Schemes

Feedback

Regional

History

Facebook

Universities at a Glance

Register

Politics

Opinion

Newsletter

 

Contact us

Business

Career

     

Education

       

 

 

Ummid.com: Disclaimer | Terms of Use | Advertise with us | Link Exchange

Ummid.com is part of the Awaz Multimedia & Publications providing World News, News Analysis and Feature Articles on Education, Health. Politics, Technology, Sports, Entertainment, Industry etc. The articles or the views displayed on this website are for public information and in no way describe the editorial views. The users are entitled to use this site subject to the terms and conditions mentioned.