Shani temple finallly opened for women, up to sanctum sanctorum

ECONOMIC TIMES, AHMEDNAGAR | 08 April 2016 17:11 IST

Yielding to a high voltage campaign by activists, the Shani Shingnapur temple trust today allowed women to enter the sanctum sanctorum, breaking the tradition followed for several decades.

Significanly, lifting of all gender barriers for access to the core area came on the auspicious occasion of "Gudi Padwa", marking New Year by people across Maharashtra. 

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