Supreme Court reserved verdict in Sabarimala case

by Jeremy Spirogis
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New Delhi : A Constitution Bench of 9 judges of the Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on the authorized challenge of whether or not the apex court docket can use its proper of assessment to refer questions of regulation to a bigger bench. A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde stated that it’s going to pronounce its order on February 10 and can hear it daily from February 12.

The bench is listening to on the problem of discrimination of girls at varied non secular locations together with the Sabarimala temple. <! –

                 Solicitor General Tushar Mehta argued that the apex court docket was proper to refer the authorized inquiries to the bigger bench. "As the guardian of fundamental rights, it was the duty of the court to give an authorized verdict on these questions of law."

Senior advocate Fali S. Nariman opposed this argument and stated that solely the President can ask questions of nationwide significance, not the court docket. The different members of the bench are Justice R Bhanumati, Justice Ashok Bhushan, Justice L Nageswara Rao, Justice MM Shantanagoudar, Justice SA Nazir, Justice R Subhash Reddy, Justice BR Gavai and Justice Surya Kant.

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