Ban on entry of women into Mumbai’s Haji Ali shrine evokes mixed reactions

New Delhi, Nov.6 (ANI): The ban on the entry of women into the sanctum sanctorum of the Haji Ali shrine in Mumbai drew mixed reactions from activists on Tuesday.

As per the orders of the shrine management, women will not be allowed to enter the sanctum sanctorum that houses the tomb of Sufi saint Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari.

However, the trust has allowed women to roam freely within the dargah’s (shrine) compound.

The decision to ban entry of women has evoked sharp criticism from several quarters.

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Categories: India, Women's right

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