Shani temple allows women devotees

Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), April 8 (IANS) In a historic decision, the famous Shani Shingnapur Temple Trust has decided to throw open its doors to women from Friday, a trustee announced here.

Trustee Shalini Lande informed the mediapersons about the decision on behalf of the temple trust.

The step was immediately welcomed by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and women’s group Bhumata Ranragini Brigade that was agitating for it for four months.

Women were prohibited to worship in the temple earlier.

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