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10/12/2018 12:45 PM IST | Updated 10/12/2018 12:45 PM IST

Delhi HC Seeks Centre's Reply On PIL Seeking Entry Of Women Into Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah

The plea was filed by three women law students, who claimed that the dargah does not permit entry of women into the shrine.

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Devotees at the Nizamuddin Dargah in a file photo.

NEW DELHI — The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response of the Centre, the AAP government and police on a PIL seeking entry of women into the sanctum sanctorum of the Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah in New Delhi.

Apart from the Centre, the Delhi government and police, a bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice VK Rao also issued notice to the trust managing the 'dargah' (shrine) and sought their stand on the plea by 11 April, 2019.

The court was hearing a plea by three women law students, who claimed that the dargah does not permit entry of women into the shrine.