Indian women enter Haji Ali mosque with song and tears Women activists were welcomed at the mosque with tea
Eastern Eye Staff
Hundreds of women poured into the inner sanctum of the iconic Haji Ali Dargah mosque in Mumbai on Tuesday (November 29) after a supreme court order granted them equal access, sparking hope for other cases of discrimination against women. The lengthy legal battle for women to enter the heart of Haji Ali Dargah is one of many cases for equal access in places of worship in India. Members of the Haji Ali Dargah Trust, which had argued it would be a “grievous sin” to allow women near the tomb of the 15th century Sufi saint housed within the mosque, welcomed…
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