Who was dissenting judge Indian Young Lawyers Association vs State Kerala?

Justice Indu Malhotra
The lone woman on the bench, Justice Indu Malhotra, dissented. Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice R F Nariman, Justice A M Khanwilkar and Justice D Y Chandrachud constituted the majority.

What happened to Sabarimala case?

In September 2018, by a 4:1 majority verdict, a Supreme Court bench had lifted the ban that prevented women and girls between the age of 10 and 50 years from entering the Ayyappa shrine in Sabarimala and held that the centuries-old Hindu religious practice was illegal and unconstitutional.

What is Sabarimala issue?

The majority ruled that Sabarimala’s exclusion of women violated the fundamental rights of women between the ages of 10 to 50 years. They further held that the devotees of Lord Ayyappa were not a separate religious denomination.

What is Sabarimala verdict?

The Sabarimala judgment aides the doctrine of social inclusion by reading profoundly into the meaning of ‘life and liberty’ under Article 21. Through this judgment, the Court asserted that it is the keeper of constitutional conscience and shall not be herded by circumstantial duress or popular morality.

Who filed Sabrimala case?

A group of five women lawyers — Bhakti Pasrija, Prerna Kumari, Laxmi Shastiri, Sudha Pal and Alka Sharm — filed the petition demanding women of all age groups should be allowed to enter the Sabarimala temple in 2006.

What is the name of Sabarimala case?

Case Name: Indian Young Lawyers Association & Ors vs. The State of Kerala & Ors. Sabarimala Temple, devoted to Lord Ayyappa, is a temple of great antiquity. The temple is situated over one of the eighteen mountains spread over the Western Ghats known as Sannidhanam.

In which temple ladies are not allowed?

Lord Kartikeya Temple, India Pehowa is at a distance of 200 kilometres from Delhi and 60 kilometres from Karnal (Haryana). There is a myth that the Lord curses women who enter the temple instead of blessing them. As a result, women are banned from entering the temple.

Is teacher Sabarimala converted to Islam?

Tamil motivational speaker and teacher Sabarimala Jayakanthan has taken oath holding the holy cloth of Kabah, to announce that she has converted to Islam and named herself Fatima Sabarimala at Holy Kabah.

Can girls go to Sabarimala temple?

Women of age group between 10 and 50 are not allowed to enter the hill shrine but a Supreme Court’s verdict had allowed entry of women of all ages to the temple. The opposition’s UDF and the BJP had alleged that the affidavit produced by the LDF government before the top court had resulted in such a verdict.

How many judges are there in Sabarimala case?

A nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on Monday upheld the decision of the Sabarimala Review Bench to refer to a larger Bench questions on the ambit and scope of religious freedom practised by multiple faiths across the country.

How many Ayyappa temples are there in Kerala?

Malamakkavu Ayyappa Temple is dedicated to Lord Ayyappan and one of the 108 Ayyappan temples in Kerala.

How old is Sabarimala temple?


Sabarimala Temple
Type Kerala Architecture (Traditional Kerala Vastu Shastra)
Creator As per tradition Vishwakarma, Pandalam King Rajasekhara, (sculptor) is believed to be Parashurama
Completed 11th century; the temple site was many decades older
Elevation 1,260 m (4,134 ft)