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Dahi Handi: SC asks HC to hear plea against age, height cap

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Ahead of Janmashtami, the Supreme Court today remanded back to the Bombay High Court a plea of Maharashtra government challenging its order capping the height of the human pyramid and barring participation of minors in the famous ‘Dahi-handi’ festival. A bench of Justices Kurian Joseph and R Banumathi sent the matter back to the high […]

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‘How is Dahi Handi an adventure sport?’

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The Bombay High Court today asked the Maharashtra government to clarify the grounds for classifying ‘Dahi Handi’ as an adventure sport in 2015 and permitting minors to participate in the festival. A division bench of Justices R M Savant and Sadhana Jadhav raised the query while hearing a petition seeking contempt action against BJP leader […]

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SC to hear fresh plea on human pyramid during ‘Dahi Handi’

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The Supreme Court today agreed to hear a fresh plea seeking to relax the cap of 20-feet height of the human pyramid fixed by it for the Dahi Handi ritual during Janmashtami festival in Maharashtra. A bench comprising justices A R Dave, U U Lalit and L Nageswara Rao said that it will hear today […]

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