Delhi court dismissed intervention application seeking ownership of land surrounding Qutub Minar

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A Delhi Court after hearing dismissed an Intervention Application (IA) filed by Kunwar Mahender Dhwaj Pratap Singh by claiming ownership rights over the land surrounding the Qutub Minar.
Additional District Judge Dinesh Kumar after hearing submission on behalf of Pratap Singh disposed of the application by dismissing.
Applicant Pratap Singh after filing an application before the Court submitted that he was an heir to the United Provinces of Agra so as a result the Qutub Minar’s property belonged to him. He requested that the minaret and the Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque be granted to him.
It is submitted on behalf of Pratap Singh that the government encroached his property after 1947 and he possessed the Privy Council papers.
An appeal has been filed in this matter for seeking grant Hindus and Jains the right to worship inside the Qutub Minar complex.
Counsel for Hindu side opposed before the intervention Application (IA) filed on behalf of Pratap Singh by submitting that the same should be dismissed with severe penalties because it is nothing more than a publicity gimmick. He submitted that the intervenor is claiming property rights after 102 years and having no interest in receiving any sort of court redress.
Archeological Survey of India (ASI) has also opposed the claim of applicant by submitting that if he has a legal claim to the aforementioned cities in and surrounding Delhi, then the same has not been raised before a court of law since India’s independence.

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