‘Govt must read ‘extremely important’ dissent order in Sabarimala verdict’

Justice R F Nariman

New Delhi: Justice R F Nariman of the Supreme Court today said the government must read the “extremely important dissent” order in the Sabarimala case.

Justice Nariman had penned the dissent order on behalf of himself and Justice D Y Chandrachud.

“Please tell your government to read the dissent judgment delivered in the Sabaimala case yesterday, which is extremely important…. Inform your authority and the government to read it,” he told Solicitor General Tushar Mehta.

Justices Nariman and Chandrachud, who were a part of the five-judge Constitution bench in the Sabarimala case, had on Thursday dissented from the majority verdict and had dismissed the plea seeking review of the apex court’s earlier judgment allowing entry of women of all ages to the Sabarimala temple.