The direction came after the Haji Ali Dargah trust, which had earlier volunteered to remove the encroachments, expressed inability in completing the task.
Citing Haji Ali Dargah Trust's 'progressive' decision to grant women full access to the shrine's sanctum sanctorum, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday urged Muslim leaders to display their rational capacities on the issue of 'triple talaq' as well.
Lawyers and activists on Monday hailed the Haji Ali Dargah Trust's stand in the Supreme Court that it will allow female worshippers to enter the sanctum sanctorum of the famous shrine here, calling it a boost to women's rights movement and victory for Constitution.
Ending the protracted struggle of the Muslim women to enter into the inner sanctum of the Haji Ali Dargah, the Trust conceded to the demand in the Supreme Court on Monday.
Supreme Court on Friday extended the stay granted by Bombay High Court to facilitate an appeal against its decision to lift the ban on entry of women near the sanctum sanctorum of the famous Haji Ali Dargah, till 17 October when it will hear the matter.
Haji Ali Dargah Trust on Monday moved Supreme Court challenging the Bombay High Court order lifting the ban on women from entering the sanctum sanctorum of the renowned Muslim shrine in South Bombay.
Women were not allowed into the sanctum sanctorum of the Haji Ali Dargah as it is considered a 'sin' for them to visit graves. But here's the thing: the remains of Pir Haji Ali Shah were never interred at the spot, which means the Dargah could not be considered a tomb.
It’s frustrating that now that women have stepped forward to join this conversation about women’s entry to the Sabarimala temple, rather than have men decide this for them, they’re being written off and are writing each other off as women who can’t think for themselves.
Is Sufism dying out even at the Dargahs and Khanqahs (Sufi shrines), which imbibed an egalitarian tradition of inclusiveness?
Desai had on Friday announced that she will visit the Haji Ali Dargah following the Bombay HC's ruling that lifts ban on women from entering the shrine.
To view the victory of women activists, both Hindu and Muslim, in their fight for access to inner sanctum of places of worship as merely a fight for gender equality belittles the bigger message concealed within the development.
Superstar Salman Khan's father and veteran writer Salim Khan welcomed the Bombay HC verdict allowing entry of women in the Haji Ali Dargah.
The Bombay High Court's decision permitting women to enter the sanctum sanctorum of the Haji Ali Dargah is therefore a right step in the revolution of the Indian mind and will stir debate among the new generation of Muslim women.
Once again, the judiciary has stood up for women. The Bombay High Court judgment upholding the right of women devotees to go right up to the sanctum sanctorum of the city’s popular Haji Ali Dargah is a valuable enunciation of fundamental rights of women vis-a-vis the rules laid down by male custodians of religion.
After a spirited campaign that ultimately culminating in Friday's judgment, the Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan has reclaimed what was always the right of women devotees of the dargah.
Elated after the Bombay High Court verdict allowing women's entry into the sanctum sanctorum of the Haji Ali Dargah in Mumbai, members of city-based Bhumata Ranragini Brigade led by Trupti Desai, who has been spearheading the fight for gender equality in all places of worship, have decided to visit the shrine this weekend.
Along with Trupti Desai and her group these citizens have decided to stand up and be counted for womens’ equality in religion.
Rights activist Trupti Desai on Thursday entered Mumbai's Haji Ali Dargah to offer prayers amid tight security.
Trupti Desai who initially planned to enter the Dargah's sanctum sanctorum, changed her mind instead
Trupti Desai's plans to enter the Haji Ali Dargah in Mumbai has caught the unwanted attention of Haji Rafat Hussain