[Breaking] Sabarimala: 7-judge Bench to decide on larger issues including Essential Religious Practices Test

Murali Krishnan November 14 2019

In an interesting development in the Sabarimala case, the Supreme Court today held that larger issues pertaining to the Essential Religious Practices Test, interplay between Articles 25 and 26 on one hand and Article 14 on the other and the conflict between the judgments in the Shirur Mutt case and Durgah Committee case may be decided by a larger Bench.

The Sabarimala review petitions and writ petitions will remain pending until the determination of the questions by the larger Bench. Significantly, there is no mention of stay of the 2018 . . .

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