Ambajogai: Shattering old traditions, women enter Maruti temple at Dhanora in Beed

Beed Latest News Update : Even today women are not allowed in most of the Maruti Temples in the state. But the women of Dhanora Budruk village in Ambajogai taluka of Beed district have taken a step towards transformation today. All the women of the village got together and entered the temple and had darshan of Maruti Raya.  The courage of women is being appreciated in the area. The photos of this incident are going viral on social media. 

In the meeting of Mahila Mandal of Dhanora Budruk village in Ambajogai taluk, the fact that women are not allowed to enter the temple and men are allowed to enter is discrimination on the basis of gender, according to Ashalata Abasaheb Pandey of the village. expressed. "Menstruation is not something evil, it is just a natural process. Therefore, entering the temple does not desecrate God, but the women of the village have decided to stop all human-made practices from today, said Lata Pandey while speaking on the occasion. These women decided to stop this practice and this morning all the women gathered together and entered the Maruti temple in the village. This morning, Ashalata Abasaheb Pandey, Chitra Balasaheb Patil along with other women entered the temple premises and went inside the Maruti shrine and broke a coconut. A real step has been taken. What is special is that the men of these women’s houses also stood shoulder to shoulder in this fight.  
Praise from the villagers

Today, the women got organized and broke the tradition of banning women from entering the Maruti temple. This  struggle for change organized by rural women is being welcomed everywhere, such sentiments are now being expressed by the citizens of Dhanora village. 

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