Caste has no role in appointment of temple archagars: Madras High Court

Justice N Anand Venkatesh noted that the Supreme Court had held that the appointment of a temple priest was a secular function and, hence, there was no question of one claiming a hereditary right over such appointment.
Justice N Anand Venkatesh
Justice N Anand Venkatesh

The Madras High Court Monday ruled that one's caste must not play any role in one's appointment as a temple priest. [Muthu Subramania Gurukkal v. The Commissioner, Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment Department and ors]

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