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Jain temples bar entry of jeans-clad girls in Madhya Pradesh

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | RABINDRA NATH CHOUDHURY
Published Aug 16, 2016, 12:17 am IST
Updated Aug 16, 2016, 7:32 am IST
“The women devotees should dress decently while visiting the temples,” Jain panchayat president said.
Similarly, the panchayat also announced dress code for men.
 Similarly, the panchayat also announced dress code for men.

Bhopal: The Jain temples in Bhopal city on Monday decided to bar entry of women devotees, wearing jeans and tops.

Announcing dress code for both woman and men devotees to enter the Jain temples in the city, Digambar Jain panchayat president Ramesh Choudhury said the women wearing jeans and tops or any transparent clothes would be denied entry into the shrines.

 

“The women devotees should dress decently while visiting the temples,” he said. Similarly, the panchayat also announced dress code for men. According to the rule, men should wear kurta, pyjama or simple pant, shirt while visiting the Jain temples in the city.

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