When right to life is threatened, right to practice religion can take a backseat: Madras High Court declines to entertain PIL to reopen Temples

"The right to practice religion is certainly subservient to right to life and when the right to life is threatened, the right to practice religion can take a backseat", the Court said.
When right to life is threatened, right to practice religion can take a backseat: Madras High Court declines to entertain PIL to reopen Temples
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The Madras High Court on Friday declined to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition seeking reopening of temples across Tamil Nadu, which are restricted in their functioning amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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