Crackers: SC ‘pained’ by communal colour
men’s free entry into Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in Kerala and the right to freedom of managing religious institutions by those arguing for respecting customs and framed five questions for the cons- titution bench to deliberate. The five questions are: * Whether the exclusionary practice, which is based upon a biological factor exclusive to the female gender, amounts to “discrimination” The
ban on sale of crackers in Delhi will continue till October 31as the SC refused on Friday to allow traders to sell firecrackers during Diwali. The bench also expressed anguish over attempts to give a communal colour to its order saying, “We are pained to hear such statements.” and thereby violates the very core of Articles 14, 15 and 17 and is not protected by “morality” as used in Articles 25 and 26 of the Constitution?