Ram Setu may soon be declared a national monument
Supreme Court hearing on Subramaniam Swamy’s petition
Center said – the process of declaring a national monument is going on
New Delhi. The central government may soon declare Ram Setu as a national monument. A hearing was held in the Supreme Court on Thursday on Subramanian Swamy’s petition demanding recognition of Ram Sethu as a national monument. In this case, the Central Government has said in the court that the process of declaring Ramsetu as a national monument is going on. At the same time, Subramaniam Swamy told the court that the Ministry of Culture had also held a meeting regarding this. The then minister Prahlad Patel had also discussed this issue. Then later he was given the charge of another ministry.
At the same time, Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud said that I and Justice Pardiwala will pass the order in a quorum. And Justice Narasimha says that he has represented Tamil Nadu in the Sethu Samudram project case. Because of this they cannot hear the matter.
Ministry directed to provide additional evidence
At the same time, the court told Subramanian Swamy that he can give additional evidence related to the case in the ministry. On this, Swamy said that he has already sent many letters to the ministry. But they have not received any reply. know that Subramanyam Swami had filed a petition to recognize Ram Setu as a historical monument. In his petition, he had said that Ram Setu is linked to the faith of lakhs of Hindus. Because of this it should not be broken. Along with this, he also demanded to declare Ram Setu as a national heritage.
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Swamy says that the court had asked the Central Government to clarify its stand by filing an affidavit by December 1, but no affidavit was filed by the Centre. He says that after this the court summoned the cabinet secretary. On this, the Solicitor General said that the affidavit is being prepared. It will be completed by the first week of February.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : January 19, 2023, 16:41 IST