Secular question

Print edition : March 25, 2011

At a bhoomi puja ceremony. In response to a PIL petition challenging such a ceremony within the Gujarat High Court premises in Ahmedabad on May 1, 2010, to mark the beginning of the construction of a new High Court campus, the court said an offering of prayer to the earth at the time of foundation-laying could not be termed a non-secular action. - S. SIVA SARAVANAN

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