Fathima had said that she had “intended to normalise the female form for her children and not allow distorted ideas of sexualisation to pervade their minds”.
A former BSNL employee, Rehana Fathima tried to enter the Sabarimala Temple sanctum in 2018. The activist has now surrendered before the police, a day after the SC dismissed her anticipatory bail plea.
“Spreading obscenity”: Supreme Court bench led by Justice Arun Mishra asked: “Why do you do all this? What impression will growing children get?”
Fathima’s intention behind making and uploading the video was to normalise and desexualise the idea of the female body in her children’s mind.
“The issue is that there is a judgement, there is equally no doubt issue for a larger bench to look into it. The situation today has been there for thousands of years, but no order today,” said the Chief Justice.
“Right now the kind of violence happening there, it is not advisable for women to enter the temple and create a further mess,” says Bhakti Pasrija, Sabarimala issue petitioner.
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