Section 144 imposed near Jumma Masjid in Mangaluru

By Rabia Shireen / The Hindustan Gazette

Large gatherings have been banned within 500-meter area of Malali Jumma Masjid in Mangaluru on Tuesday, following the controversy over the structure that was found during the demolition of the mosque.

Section 144 of CrPC will be in place from 8 pm of May 24 to 8 am of May 26, according to reports.

The development comes after several right wing outfits have claimed that a Hindu temple-like architectural design was found underneath Juma Masjid during the renovation work by mosque authorities on April 21.

Later, a few Hindu organisations have decided to organise ‘Tambula Prashne’ at Sri Ramanjaneya Bhajana Mandira on May 25 from 8.30am onwards, Times of India reported.

This article first appeared on thehindustangazette.com

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