Top court order Womens can enter Sabarimala?
Women of all ages must be allowed in Kerala’s renowned Sabarimala temple, the Supreme Court ordered today, ending ban on the entry of women between 10 and 50 years.”The practice of age restriction on women entry to Sabrimala temple can’t be treated as an essential religious practice,” said the court in a majority four-one judgement.
“Lord Ayappa is not a separate denomination,” said Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.”Religion is for one dignity with identity. Right to practice religion available to men and women,” he asserted.
A five-judge constitution bench headed by the Chief Justice had reserved its judgement on a bunch of petitions that challenge the ban on entry of women on August 1 after hearing the case for eight days.