The Supreme Court docket Friday allowed devotees to give Paryushan prayers in three Jain temples in Mumbai amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde, nonetheless, stated that permission for Ganpati festival will ought to be taken on a case-to-case basis from the Maharashtra Catastrophe Management Authority.
The apex courtroom stated that no permission for prayers would be given for any a host of temple in Mumbai.
“We snort the petitioners shall apply the SOP,” the bench stated, while allowing devotees to recount over with Jain temples at Dadar, Byculla and Chembur.
The bench was hearing an appeal against the Bombay High Court docket clarify which had stated that it didn’t dangle to interfere with the snort’s decision of no longer to allow Jain temples in Mumbai to open for devotees to designate the eight-day Paryushan festival from 15 to 23 August in observe of the COVID-19 pandemic.