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Gyanvapi hearing: Varanasi judge who ordered video survey of mosque transferred to Bareilly

Gyanvapi mosque located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is a Jamia Masjid located in the heart of Varanasi city. [Photo: Wikimedia]

Varanasi : Varanasi civil judge Ravi Kumar Diwakar, who had ordered the video survey of Gyanvapi mosque, has been transferred to Bareilly.

He is among the 121 civil judges transferred by the Allahabad High Court on Monday evening. The transferred judges are required to take charge of office by July 4, IANS reported.

The report citing the sources termed the transfer of Diwakar as ‘routine’ and said that there was no link to the sensitive Gyanvapi case that he was hearing.

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