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(From The Times of India)
NEW DELHI: The political significance of Delhi's Jama Masjid had faded more than a decade ago. On Thursday, the high court put an end to Imam Ahmed Bukhari's claims over the grand masjid by ordering that no alteration or maintenance could be carried out without the "consultation" and "concurrence" of the Wakf Board.
In other words, the court has recognised the claims of the Wakf to being the real owner of the historic mosque set down the road from the Red Fort's Lahori Gate. The court's directions were …