Open up for women: In Sabarimala temple case, constitutional right to equality trumps other arguments


Should the 1,500 year old Sabarimala Sri Ayyappa temple be opened up to women? The temple authority, Travancore Devaswom Board, cites tradition to say no to women between the ages of 10 to 50 for its sanctum sanctorum. The Supreme Court has rightly cited constitutional guarantees of equality to question why. “Unless you have a […..]