Hindu priest moves Kerala High Court challenging caste barrier for appointment to Melshanthi post at Sabarimala temple

The Travancore Devaswom Board had called for applications to the post of Santhikkaran at Sabarimala Dharmasastha Temple and Malikappuram Temple from among Malayala Brahmin community members alone.
sabarimala temple
sabarimala temple

A petition has been filed before the Kerala High Court challenging the caste requirement mandated by a notification issued by the Travancore Devaswom Board for the post of Melshanthi (High Preist) of the Sabarimala Temple.

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