Places of Worship Act

Places of Worship Act: SC asks six petitioners to file intervention application

A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and J B Pardiwala said the petitioners will be able to supplement the grounds of challenge in the pending petitions.

published on : 29th July 2022

AIMPLB moves SC opposing plea challenging sections of Places of Worship Act

AIMPLB contended that the object of the Act is to prevent disturbances of public order, maintain peace and tranquility, and strengthen the basic feature of secularism.

published on : 14th July 2022

Places of Worship Act validates temples illegally made by 'barbaric invaders': PIL in SC

The plea sought to direct and declare that Section 3 of the Places of Worship Act, 1991 is void and unconstitutional for being violative of Articles 14, 15, 21, 25, 26, 29 of the Constitution.

published on : 25th June 2022

Fresh plea in SC challenges validity of sections of Places of Worship Act, 1991

The plea alleged that the Centre has 'transgressed its legislative power' by barring remedy of judicial review which is a basic feature of the Constitution.

published on : 28th May 2022

BJP leader urges PM Modi to repeal Places of Worship Act

Explaining the Act, K V Dhananjay, advocate, Supreme Court, said it has a two-fold purpose.

published on : 21st May 2022

'Ascertaining of religious character of place of worship not barred under 1991 law': SC on Gyanvapi row

Justice Chandrachud, who made the observation, was also part of the five-judge bench that delivered its verdict on the Ayodhya dispute in 2019.

published on : 20th May 2022