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Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 18: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Friday sought 15 days additional time from the district court to submit its report on the scientific survey of the Gyanvapi mosque complex here.

Counsel of the Hindu side Madan Mohan Yadav said that the application filed by the ASI will be taken up for hearing by District Judge Ajay Krishna Vishvesha on Saturday.

He said that the ASI in it’s application has stated that the agency is working to prepare the detailed survey report covering every aspect regarding and relating to the survey and the report was near to complete, only preparation of report conducted by GPR was under process.

“It takes some more time for completion and submission of the said survey report,” the application stated.

It may be noted that the Varanasi district court had on July 21 ordered for the ‘scientific survey’ of Gyanvapi mosque complex by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).

The court ordered a survey of the Gyanvapi complex, excluding the Wazookhana, which was sealed after a Shivling-like structure was found there last year.