State cannot be mute spectator when minor forced into Sanyasa: Karnataka HC in challenge to appointment of minor as mathadhipathi of Shiroor mutt

The Court asked the State government to examine the issue of appointing a 16 year-old as the ‘mathadhipathi’ of the Shiroor mutt community in Udupi.
State cannot be mute spectator when minor forced into Sanyasa: Karnataka HC in challenge to appointment of minor as mathadhipathi of Shiroor mutt
Child Sanyasa

The State cannot remain a mute spectator when a minor is forced into Sanyasa and when his rights are violated, the Karnataka High Court observed on Tuesday.

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