MP HC orders stay on work on land 2 claim is part of graveyard

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Jabalpur, Feb 19 (PTI) In an interim order, the Madhya Pradesh High Court has stayed ongoing construction on land which two petitioners have claimed is part of a Muslim graveyard at Quazi campus locality in old Bhopal.

A single bench of Justice MF Anwar on Thursday directed the parties to maintain status-quo, the petitioners' counsel Mohammad Riyaz said.

Petitioners M Suleman and M Imran have claimed the land, on which the construction is underway, is part of a Muslim cemetery registered in government records, and that its land use cannot be changed as per norms, counsel Riyaz said.

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