Bombay HC permits women inside Haji Ali dargah

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Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) In a historic verdict, the Bombay High Court on Friday permitted the entry of women upto the restricted grave area of the famous Haji Ali dargah located off the Worli seashore.

A division bench of Justice Justice V. M. Kanade and Justice Revati Mohite-Dhere stayed the judgement for six weeks to allow an appeal in the Supreme Court.

The court’s ruling came on a PIL filed by NGO Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan and women activists Noorjehan Niaz and Zakia Soman.



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