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SC to hear Sabarimala review petitions in open court on Jan 22

SC, Sabarimala, Open court

New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear that pleas relating to the Sabarimala Temple in a open court on January 22. A court also sent legal notice to government, and Devaswom board in regard with this.

A batch of 48 petitions seeking review of the judgement taken up for consideration in-chamber by a bench of Chief Justice Gogoi and Justices R F Nariman, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra.

"Writ petitions will be heard after the orders in the review petitions," the bench, also comprising Justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph said while hearing the three fresh petitions filed by G Vijaya Kumar, S Jaya Rajkumar and Shailaja Vijayan challenging its September 28 verdict.

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

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