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Plea in SC seeks review of Sabarimala judgement

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A plea has been filed in the seeking review of the judgement which lifted the ban on entry of women into the Temple in

The plea, filed by Shylaja Vijayan, of National Ayyappa Devotees Association, said the September 28 judgment which had allowed entry of women of all ages in the hill-top shrine is "absolutely untenable and irrational, if not perverse".

A five-judge headed by then Dipak Misra, had in its 4:1 verdict, said that banning the entry of women into the shrine is gender discrimination and that the practice violates rights of Hindu women.

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First Published: Mon, October 08 2018. 11:50 IST