(Juhi Aishwary, Journalist): The Supreme Court, on a plea seeking the prohibition on the entry of women into the mosque, against the fundamental right found in the constitution, allowing Muslim women all over the country to enter the mosque and offer Namaz there And has issued notice to others. The petition also sought to quash the fatwa prohibiting Muslim women from entering the mosque.
Supreme Court issues notice to the central government on the petition through video conferencing
On Wednesday, a bench of Chief Justice SA Bobde, S Bopanna, and Hrishikesh Rai issued notice on the petition after hearing the case through video conferencing. This PIL has been filed by Farah Anwar Hussain Sheikh.
Muslim women demanded court entry
The petition has demanded that the court direct the government and other defendants to allow Muslim women to enter the mosque. And Muslim women should also be allowed to offer Namaz there.
Muslim women should be allowed to enter the mosque from the main gate
Not only this, but the petition has also demanded that Muslim women should be allowed to enter the mosque from the main gate. It has been said that he also has the right to hear and see the places where Musallas sit in Islamic law.
Muslim women should get permission to offer Namaz with everyone
The petition has demanded that Muslim women should be allowed to offer Namaz, not separately but together with everyone.
Restriction on Muslim women is a violation of Articles 14,15,21,25 and 29 of the Constitution
The prohibition of Muslim women entering the mosque is a violation of the fundamental right to equality, life, and religious freedom, ie Articles 14,15,21,25 and 29 of the Constitution. The court should give proper orders regarding the right of Muslim women to live life respectfully.
In the petition, the Central Government, Darul Uloom Deoband, All India Muslim Personal Law Board is parties.
The petitioner has stated that he had sought permission for Namaz at Muhammiya Jamatul Musmilin Jama Masjid in Pune Bopodi on May 1, 2019, but received no response from there. In this petition, besides the Central Government, the President of the National Commission for Women, Maharashtra State Board of Waqf, Central Waqf Council, All India Muslim Personal Law Board, Jamiat Ulemae Hind, Darul Uloom Deoband, and Mohammadia Jamatul Musmalin Jama Masjid Bopodi Pune have been made parties.