Supreme Court says temple ban on entry of women in the temples is ‘unacceptable’

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New Delhi: After victory of the women by getting entry in the sanctum sanctorum of the Shani Shinganapur temple in Maharashtra, now it is turn of other temples, especially most popular Sabarimala Ayyappa Hindu temple in Kerala, in connection of which the Supreme Court of India yesterday, sought to say that the temples which are denying or restricting the entry of women undermine the fight for gender equality and have no constitutional right to do so. The Top Court further sought to tell the board which manages the said Sabarimala…

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Kerala Sabarimala Temple: Apex Court questions ban on women’s entry and ‘whether tradition is above Constitution’


New Delhi: Honourable Supreme Court of India today took a tough stand, today, i.e. on 11th April and asked the lawyers who were representing the Sabarimala Temple Trust, that ‘whether any tradition can override the Constitutional Provisions’. The Apex Court’s concerned three- judges bench comprising of Justice- Dipak Misra, Justice- Pinaki Chandra Ghose and Justice- N. V. Ramana was dealing with the plea which is challenging the entry of the women having menstrual issues, into the Sabarimala temple based at Kerala. While so, the court decided today to ask that…

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