“Satara: Hindu group demands removal of Masjid illegally built on govt land in Phaltan, vows to build Hanuman temple if Masjid not removed”, Op India, April 21, 2023:
“A local Hindu organization in the city of Satara, which was once the seat of the Chhatrapati of the Maratha Empire, has raised objection over a Masjid that has been illegally built on government land. The members of the Hindu organization have demanded the removal of the illegal structure and have vowed to build a huge Hanuman Mandir on the spot if their demands are not fulfilled.
The incident is said to have happened in the Phaltan village of Satara district, Maharashtra. The Masjid in question was allegedly illegally built in the year 2013 and the premises of the already built illegal structure were further illegally expanded in the year 2021, during the lockdown.
Some of the Muslim members in the area have also recently put up a board of ‘Dargah and Masjid Trust’ there, which according to the protesting Hindu members is not in existence….”
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