Maharashtra defends State control over Pandharpur temples; opposes Swamy's PIL in Bombay High Court

The State asserted that the Pandharpur Temples Act was necessary to safeguard devotees and opposed a PIL by Subramanian Swamy, who alleged that the government arbitrarily took over the administration of those temples.
Subramaniam Swamy and Bombay High Court
Subramaniam Swamy and Bombay High Court

The Maharashtra government has defended Pandharpur Temples Act of 1973 (PTA) in the Bombay High Court, contending that these temples occupy a unique position in the State and that the law was necessary to safeguard the interests of devotees. [Subramaniam Swamy & Anr. v. State of Maharashtra]

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