A Supreme Court bench comprising CJI Ranjan Gogoi and Justices SK Kaul and KM Joseph adjourned the hearing on four fresh writ petitions challenging the entry of menstruating women between the ages of 10 and 50 years to the Sabarimala Temple. The apex court said these would be heard after consideration of the over 49 review petitions that are scheduled at 3 pm today.
The 49 review pleas are scheduled to be heard by the Chief Justice and Justices Rohinton Nariman, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra at 3 pm today.
“First the review petitions will be heard. After the orders on the review petitions, we will deal with these writ petitions. Please wait till 3 PM. If the review pleas are dismissed, we will take up the writ petitions. If they are allowed, we will tag the writ petitions with the review,” said CJI Gogoi.
—India Legal Bureau