Sabarimala Temple Verdict: Supreme Court Says Women Can Enter Kerala Shrine
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Sabarimala Temple Verdict: Supreme Court Says Women Can Enter Kerala Shrine

Huffpost |
September 28, 2018

Lifting the ban on women's entry, CJI Dipak Misra said patriarchy of religion cannot be permitted to trump over faith .


The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that all women canenter Kerala's famed Sabarimala temple.

A five-judge Constitution bench—comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices Rohinton Nariman, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra—had reserved its judgement on a bunch of petitions on 1 August after hearing the case for eight days in July.

CJI Misra pronounced the judgement on behalf of himself and Justice Khanwilkar. Justices Nariman and Chandrachud concurred, while Justice Malhotra had a dissenting opinion.

"Patriarchy of religion cannot be allowed to trump over faith," said Misra.

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