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I was in Kerala last three days. Absolutely amazed & emotional about the groundswell of determination among hindus.

Across parties/ ideologies, #Sabarimala has united us. SM, WA lit up with people discussing article 25, rights of deity, temple as public property etc.
People suddenly hyper aware of apocalyptic changes being thrust upon us, have forgotten our differences.

Randomn people coming up to me and discussing #ReadyToWait almost made me weep.

Swamy Ayyappan blessing us ordinary lesser mortals with near-cosmic experiences!
Its brilliant to watch as people fully grasp wider implications of two core issues that will emerge from #sabarimalahearing if verdict is FOR entry.

1. Temple becomes a public institution without religious denomination

2. The deity's status as juristic person revoked.
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#Sabarimalahearing 1. Mr. Raju Ramachandran has resumed his submissions as the Amicus Curiae in support of the Petitioner
2. Mr. Ramachandran submits that while Article 17 was originally intended to tackle untouchability emanating from caste, nothing stops the Court from expansively interpreting it just as Article 21 has been interpreted over the years. #Sabarimala
3. Mr Ramachandran submits that if the basis for exclusion under traditional untouchability is defilement or pollution of the premises, the same logic applies to untouchability on account of defilement caused by menarche. #Sabarimala
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#Sabarimalahearing 1. Mr. R.P.Gupta, counsel for Indian Young Lawyers Association (the Petitioner), has resumed arguments. He again walked through the Order dated October 13,2017 wherein reference was made to the Constitution Bench
2. Mr. R.P.Gupta reiterates his position that #Sabarimala Temple has Buddhist origins. The Bench questions the relevance and authencity of the submissions in this regard.
3. Mr. R.P.Gupta is walking the Court through the Provisions of the Travancore Cochin Hindu Religious Institutions Act to make the case that the #Sabarimala Temple is part of State under the Constitution
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