To rev up the fight for women's equality in places of worship,Bhumata Brigade president Trupti Desai will hold peaceful protests rally outside Haji Ali Dargah today.
According to Desai Mumbai police has permitted only 100 people to be part of the protest. “We will have a peaceful protest outside the dargah. We will not enter the inner sanctum of the temple but will go till where men and women are allowed to enter,” said Desai. “It is believed that whatever you ask for at Haji Ali dargah comes true, and we shall ask for equal treatment for women,” she said.
With Trupti other activists will also take part in the rally. As Haji Ali dargah does not allow women to enter into the sanctum sanctorum. To oppose this discrimination against women Desai and other activists will hold a peaceful protest.
Earlier Desai had also launched with other women a forum Haji Ali for All to campaign for women’s entry to the shrine.