Sabarimala Verdict: Supreme Court Declines Urgent Hearing On Pleas Seeking Review
People participate in a demonstration to protest against Supreme Court verdict. (Photo Credits: IANS)

New Delhi, October 9: The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined an early hearing of petitions seeking recall of a Constitution Bench judgment allowing entry of women in the age group of 10 to 50 years into the Sabarimala temple in Kerala dedicated to Lord Ayyappa. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi declined the plea. A review plea is considered by the judges of the bench that had delivered the verdict. Sabarimala Verdict: National Ayyappa Devotee Association Files Review Plea Against SC Order Allowing Entry Of Women Of All Ages.

The Nair Service Society (NSS) and others had moved the top court on Monday (October 8) seeking the recall. Meanwhile, the Kerala government has said that it would take steps for implementing the judgment. On September 28, The Supreme Court struck down the rule prohibiting entry of women between the age of 10-50 years by 4:1 majority.