The Splendid Court docket has disregarded a PIL in opposition to the demolition of “Corona Mata Mandir”, built via a girl at the side of her husband in Uttar Pradesh’s Pratapgarh district, announcing it used to be an “abuse of the process”. A bench of Justices S Okay Kaul and M M Sundresh junked the petition and imposed a price of Rs 5,000 at the petitioner, noting that the land on which the temple used to be constructed used to be disputed.
The apex courtroom mentioned if the petitioner’s competition is that that is her non-public land and the development used to be carried out in response to the native norms, then she has no longer taken recourse to any suitable prison treatment. “So far, the petitioner has not constructed temples for all other possible diseases infecting the people of this country. The land itself was disputed as recorded. A police complaint was made in this behalf.
“We’re of the view that that is obviously an abuse of the method of jurisdiction of this Court docket beneath Article 32 of the Charter of India. The writ petition is disregarded with prices of Rs 5,000 to be deposited with the Splendid Court docket Advocates on Report Welfare Fund inside of 4 weeks,” the bench mentioned.
The petitioner, Deepmala Srivastava, had moved the top court invoking the jurisdiction of the SC under Article 32 of the Constitution for infringement of Fundamental Right.
The “Corona Mata” temple was built at Juhi Shukulpur village in Pratapgarh, seeking divine grace to stay clear of the infection. The temple built on June 7 and was demolished on June 11 night. Villagers alleged that it was demolished by police, which denied the charge, saying it was constructed on a disputed site and one of the parties involved in the dispute razed it.
Villagers said the temple was constructed by Lokesh Kumar Srivastava with the help of donations from local residents.
He installed the idol of “Corona Mata”. Radhey Shyam Verma of the village was appointed its priest, after which people started offering prayers there. Lokesh, who lives in Noida, jointly owns the land with Nagesh Kumar Srivastava and Jai Prakash Srivastava. He left the village for Noida after the temple was constructed. Nagesh in his complaint to police said the temple was constructed to grab the land.