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Alladi Krishnaswami Iyer, one of the foremost drafters of the Constitution said that in our country, religion and social life are inextricably linked.


The practice involves persons, in particular those from Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, rolling over plantain leaves left behind with food half eaten by Brahmins, in the belief that doing so would cleanse their skin of impurities.

Striking a balance:

The Court has to strike a balance between respecting the autonomy of cultural and religious communities and also ensuring that individual rights are not entirely sacrificed at the altar of the community.

Essential religious practices:

Source:” “-The Hindu.


1)           The Supreme Court has often found itself at a difficult position to balance between respecting the autonomy of cultural and religious communities and also ensuring that individual rights are not entirely sacrificed at the altar of the community. Examine.