An Another Victory for women
By Sandeep nagyaan · 29 Sep 2018
An Another Victory for women Step by step women getting new victories from the Supreme Court. This the positive impact to the court speed to salve the cases. Supreme Court on Friday give a one more effective decision in case to empowered, and the fundamental right of women to worship the god without any excuse from the men. A Constitution Bench led by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra in a 4:1 verdict and other justice RF Nariman, AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra. The Supreme Court overruled the Kerala high court’s 1991 decision continuation to curb on the entry of women between the age of 10 and 50.
About Sabrimala Temple:- Sabarimala is a hindu temple located in the tiger reserve of Periyar in the western side mountain ranges of Karela. It is one of the largest pilgrimages in the world with an estimated 45–50 million reverent visiting every year.
Historical background of the case:- The permission of women to enter the temple was banned in age between from 10 to 50 years. There was a myth in the people that women of this age are not pure because in this age they are faces the menstruation cycle and the LORD AAYAPPA are Bahamchari so therefore its understand unclean in Hindu religion.
What are Court says:- This decision was 4:1 form, three judges with CJI are side to ban this tradition and one is against the all three judges.
Side to ban the law:- (1) Lord Ayyappa is not a different religion (2) Under Article 25 (1), everyone has the fundamental right to religious beliefs and worship ceremonies with all male and female. So there is not should be differentiation in case of gender. (3) Rule 3 (B), which prohibits entry of women from Sabarimala to 10 to 50 years, violates the fundamental right of worship of Lord of Hindu women. (4) The rule of prohibiting women of a certain age is not an integral part of religion. (5) Hindus of all classes can go to public places such as temple, women are also included in it. It does not matter about the Customs.
Against to ban this Law:- (1) Article 14 may not be right on the authority of worship according to its religious belief in Article 25. (2) Ayyappa is a separate religious body and it is protected in Article 26. (3) Controlled boundaries on women of a certain age are not a violation of Article 17 (prohibition of untouchability).