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Women Can Enter Shrines Says Supreme Court:- The Supreme Court of India questioned the legality of Travancore Devaswom Board after it banned entry of women between 10 and 50 years into the famous Lord Ayyappa temple in Kerala. The Supreme Court revealed that the temples are public places and there should be no gender discrimination in such places. Women should be given their fundamental right slammed Supreme Court. This turned out to be a huge boost for the women rights activists who have been fighting a legal battle for entry into temples.
A five-judge bench led by Justice Dipak Misra along with Rohinton F Nariman, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra announced their decision. They called that it is a constitutional right and women can enter temples across the world. All the people are equally entitled to freedom of conscience and right to propagate their religion. The court also revealed that they would not go on privacy aspect and the hearing remained inconclusive. It would resume today.
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