“Classification based on individual's religious identity offends the fundamental principle of ‘Secularism’”, said the petition filed by IUML
Substituting “Constituent Assembly” with “Legislative Assembly” modifies the text of Article 370 without meeting the provision’s requirements
We see a form of untouchability being practised against the woman in excluding her from the household itself. Senior Advocate Indira Jaising has accurately pointed out to how this extends beyond just “exclusion” and to a complete social boycott. The purification rituals that were conducted inside the temple after the first two women entered is reflective of the deeply entrenched notion of untouchability.