Madras High Court Stays Dress Code For Devotees

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Chennai: Jan 11; The high court bench issued an interim stay on an appeal filed by the Tamil Nadu government against the November 2015 single-judge order to implement the dress code.
 
The high court in November 2015 had ordered wearing of "decent clothes" at temples.
 
According to these orders, male devotees are to wear shirts, dhotis or trousers while females are expected to wear sarees and other traditional attire.
 
Wearing of 'lungis' (wraparounds), bermudas, jeans and tight leggings are banned.

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