Protesters oppose the entry of women to the Sabarimala Temple, Kerala. (Source: PTI)

Supreme Court To Hear Pleas Challenging Sabarimala Verdict On Nov. 13

The Supreme Court said that it would hear on Nov. 13 the petitions challenging its Sabarimala verdict allowing women of all ages entry into the temple.

A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice SK Kaul told lawyer Mathews J Nedumpara that it has already passed an order with regard to listing of petitions on Nov. 13.

The court had noted that there were 19 review petitions pending in the matter, filed by National Ayyappa Devotees Association and others seeking a review of its verdict.

A five-judge Constitution bench by a ratio of 4:1 had held that women of all age groups should be allowed entry into Kerala’s Sabarimala temple.

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