Miscreants tried to demolish an old mosque in Kolkata, Police quickly swung into action

    By Twocircles.net staff reporter,

    Kolkata: A group of miscreant’s tried to demolish an old Mosque at Sulekha More in Jadavpur area of Kolkata on 6 December, but local police immediately swung into action to prevent any untoward actions.

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    After getting the information, police personnel under Deputy Commissioner of Police reached the spot and warned against any such untoward action. A police battalion has been posted on the spot.

    An old mosque at Raja Subodh Mallick Road, Sulekha More, Jadavpur in Kolkata. Encroached people tried to demolish this old mosque to build a new construction.

    An old Mosque under the Boar of Waqfs, West Bengal situated on the Raja Subodh Mallick Road under the Jadavpur, only half km from Jadavpur University. Before partition there was Muslim locality, but after 1946 and 1964 Kolkata riots many Muslims felt insecure and left the place to settle in Bangladesh.

    Several Hindu families have illegally encroached upon the mosque land and settled there. Despite several attempts by Kolkata Masjid welfare Committee, they failed to vacate the place.

    On December 6, however, the occupants tried to demolish the old structure.

    As the news reached the state Wqf board, a delegation of South Kolkata Waqf Committee Advocate Alam Minar met the police officer at the Jadavpur Police station.

    An old mosque at Raja Subodh Mallick Road, Sulekha More, Jadavpur in Kolkata. destroied part of Mosque covered by polythene.

    Police have assured all protection to the mosque and said that they will not allow any new construction, but expressed their inability to vacate the place, unless they have order from the government.

    TCN tried to get comment from the State Waqf Board Chair Justice (Retd.) Abdul Ghani, but he denied to talk about this matter on the Babri majid demolition anniversary.