Women activists denied entering Shani temple

shani-shingnapurWomen activists stopped from entering inner sanctum at Shani Shinganapur temple, despite the Mumbai court gave orders that entry to temples was a fundamental right of women.

Bhumata Ranragini Brigade head Trupti Desai made a failed attempt to enter the inner sanctum of Shani Shinganapur temple along with 25 activists in Maharashtra to break the ban but they were stopped by the villagers.

Tension prevailed in the temple when the activists tried to enter inner sanctum as the locals were about to attack them , Police intervened and stopped them 100 meters away from platform.

Desai said a police complaint would be also filed against those who prevented the activists from entering the core area of the shrine .