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The Fight For Haji Ali Dargah - Should Women Be Allowed?

Satyen K. Bordoloi 29 Apr 2016
 

Satyen K. Bordoloi
 
Haji Ali Dargah, an iconic Mumbai landmark, finds itself in the midst of a massive controversy. In 2011 a barricade was improvised to keep women at arm’s length from the sanctum sanctorum. Yesterday, April 28, a forum of activists, Haji Ali for All staged a peaceful dharna outside the shrine in support of all women’s constitutional rights to enter the shrine.


 

The Fight For Haji Ali Dargah - Should Women Be Allowed?

 

Satyen K. Bordoloi
 
Haji Ali Dargah, an iconic Mumbai landmark, finds itself in the midst of a massive controversy. In 2011 a barricade was improvised to keep women at arm’s length from the sanctum sanctorum. Yesterday, April 28, a forum of activists, Haji Ali for All staged a peaceful dharna outside the shrine in support of all women’s constitutional rights to enter the shrine.


 

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