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Trupti Desai enters Haji Ali dargah, serves 15-day ultimatum to trustees to allow women

Published On : 12 May 2016   |  Reported By : Courtesy : The Hindu   |  Pic On: Photo credit : The Hindu


Mumbai (The Hindu): “We saw where we are allowed till & where men go till inside dargah, in 15 days trustees should allow women in else we will protest”.

Women’s rights activist and Bhumata Brigade chief Trupti Desai’s entered and prayed at the Haji Ali dargah amid tight security.

Her earlier bid on April 28, 2016 to enter the Worli shrine, where women are not allowed inside, was thwarted by the Shiv Sena, Samajwadi Party and the Owaisis-led All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen.

“Today I entered Haji Ali Dargah. I went till the point where women were allowed to go & offered prayers,” news agency ANI quoted Trupti Desai as saying in its tweet. “At Haji Ali Dargah I prayed that women must be allowed to enter inner sanctum like they did before '11,” she was quoted as saying in another tweet.

“We saw where we are allowed till & where men go till inside Dargah, in 15 days trustees should allow women in else we will protest,” she said.

 







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