Pre-Judgment MatrixSabarimala Review
In September 2018, the Supreme Court held as unconstitutional the Sabarimala temple’s custom of prohibiting women in a ‘menstrual age’ from entering. Following wide-spread protest, the Court agreed to hear over 50 review petitions challenging its judgment. The Court specified that it was only hearing them on the question of whether they should be admitted.
- ‘Discovery of new and important information’
- ‘Error apparent on the face of the record’
- ‘Any other sufficient reason’
Our pre-judgment matrix below looks at the possible outcomes in the Supreme Court’s upcoming judgment. It provides an overview of the possible reasons that may justify either outcome.
Will the Supreme Court find there are grounds to review its 2018 Sabarimala verdict?