Court allows Kanakadurga to enter husband’s house
Perinthalmanna: The Pulamanthole Grama Nyayalaya (village court) on Tuesday ruled in favour of Kanakadurga, one of the two women who visited the Sabarimala temple, to enter her husband’s house.
Kanankadurga, along with Bindu visited the hill shrine after the SC verdict stroke down the restriction on women of menstruating age at the temple.
Earlier, Kanakadurga had filed a complaint demanding permission to enter her husband’s house and live with her children under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act. The village court verdict is regarding this petition.
Kanakadurga was admitted to a hospital after being beaten up by her mother-in-law. Kanakadurga’s husband Krishnanunni and other family members had objected to her entering the house.
The demand which first reached at the Perinthalmanna judicial first class magistrate court was transferred to Pulamanthole village court. Such cases under the jurisdiction of Angadippuram panchayat are considered at the Pulamanthole village court.
Kanakadurga was represented by a lawyer in the court as she was staying at One Stop Centre, Perinthalmanna under police protection after her Sabarimala temple visit. The argument in the case was completed on Monday. Police will now take legal action based on the verdict.