Ban on women’s entry inside Sabrimala Temple based on a ‘well founded bonafide belief’, SC told1 min read . Updated: 19 Jul 2018, 11:08 PM IST
Travancore Devaswom Board says the ban had a 'historical origin' as the entry of women and girls of menstruating age was anti-thetical to the 'Naishtika Brahmachari' (celibate) nature of the deity
New Delhi: The Travancore Devaswom Board on Thursday supported the restriction on the entry of women and girls inside the Sabrimala Temple premises and told the Supreme Court that the practice was based on a “well founded bonafide belief" and must be understood in context of the “nature of the deity".
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