Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that there will be a dispute if disputed Gyanvapi complex is called a mosque.
In an interview to the news agency ANI, the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister said "If we call it a mosque, there will be a dispute. I feel whoever has been blessed with sight by God, that person should see. What is a trishul (trident) doing inside a mosque. We did not put it there. There is a jyotirlinga, dev pratimas (idols)," he said.
CM Yogi added that there has been a "historical mistake" by the Muslim side, and thus, they should step forward for its resolution.
"The walls (of the Gyanvapi) are screaming and saying something. I feel there should be a proposal from the Muslim society that there has been a historical mistake and we need a solution," the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister said in a part of the podcast with ANI's Smita Prakash.
CM Yogi's remarks comes even as the Allahabad High Court is set to deliver a verdict on a plea against a Varanasi district court order directing the Archaeological Survey of India to conduct a survey to determine if the disputed Gyanvapi structure was built upon a temple.
The High Court has reserved its order till 3 August.
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