The report was presented in response to a civil court order to conduct videography and a survey of the mosque where Hindus claim to worship because it houses Hindu idols.
What did the advocate commissioner’s survey report on the Gyanvapi mosque state in front of a Varanasi civil court? Details can be found here.
The report was submitted in response to a civil court order that filming and a survey be conducted at the mosque where Hindus claim to worship because it houses Hindu deities.
The most important findings are presented below.
- A pillar with seven lines in ancient Hindi carved into it was discovered on the floor, along with a soiled portrait of a god measuring around 2 feet.
- Broken elephant trunk, Swastik, and Trishool artworks were discovered on the west wall.
- A lotus portrait was discovered on a stone. Three conical pinnacle portraits were discovered behind the three outer domes, which the claimants claimed to be the old temple’s apex.
- On the large Minar, carved writings were discovered, but there was a lack of clarity regarding their origins, which could only be resolved by a language expert.
- A portrait of a trishul was discovered carved on a wall within the mosque, and a swastika was discovered near to it.
- There were also traces of an elephant’s trunk portrait inside the mosque. According to the report, the artwork, themes, and textures within resembled those of an ancient Indian style.
- A number of swastikas were discovered in the storeroom.
- Although an object resembling a shivling was discovered, the defendants claimed it to be a fountain.
- Old debris of old temples with artwork of Goddesses, Gods, and lotuses were seen on the west wall’s corner.
- On the foundation stone, there was sinduri-colored artwork.
- A Deva deity in sinduri colour was evident on the flagstone. Another shape, resembling an idol and covered in thick sindur plaster, was also visible.
- A triangular takha with flowers in it appeared to be used to burn a diya.