On December 6, a plea was moved in the Delhi Superior Courtroom by a group of female regulation pupils trying to find directions to the Centre and other authorities to permit entry of ladies into the sanctum sanctorum of Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah in the nationwide cash.
The general public desire litigation claimed that there is a recognize put up outside the house the ‘dargah’ — a shrine constructed over the grave of a religious determine — evidently stating in English and Hindi that women are not permitted inside.
The legislation learners, in their petition, have contended they designed many representations to the authorities, including the Delhi Law enforcement, but no response was gained and thus, they moved the large court.
The plea, filed through advocate Kamlesh Kumar Mishra, has sought directions to the Centre, Delhi authorities, police and the trust managing the shrine, to frame guidelines for making certain the entry of ladies into the dargah and declare the ban on entry of females as “unconstitutional”.
The petitioners, who are regulation college students from Pune, have contended that when the Supreme Courtroom has authorized females of all ages to go to Sabarimala shrine in Kerala, girls in the heart of the nationwide capital were being becoming discriminated from by being prohibited from moving into the dargah.
According to the petition, the regulation pupils came to know of the bar on women’s entry at the dargah when they visited the shrine on November 27 to give prayers.
“Nizamuddin Dargah by its quite character is a public place and prohibition of entry of any individual in a public location on the foundation of gender is opposite to the framework of the Structure of India,” it claimed.
It also mentioned many other shrines like Ajmer Sharif Dargah and Haji Ali Dargah did not prohibit entry of women.
In 2016, Mumbai’s Haji Ali Dargah management had knowledgeable the Supreme Court that it would let the entry of girls into the sanctum sanctorium of the shrine following Bombay significant court’s earlier order which experienced permitted the entry.
(With inputs from companies)