Person belonging to another religion cannot be prevented entry into temple if he has faith in that Hindu deity: Madras High Court

The petitioner had sought direction that the non-Hindus should not be permitted to participate in the Kumbabishegam festival of Arulmighu Adikesava Perumal Thirukovil at Thiruvattar.
Madurai Meenakshi Temple
Madurai Meenakshi TempleImage for representative purposes only

The Madras High Court recently observed that if a person belonging to another religion has faith in a particular Hindu deity, then he cannot be prevented entry into that deity's temple [C Soman v. Secretary, Hindu Religious Charitable Department and Others].

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