New Delhi: SC declines PIL to declare Bhagwad Gita as national text

Updated: Mar 20, 2015, 20:17 IST | PTI

The Supreme Court declined to entertain a plea seeking to declare Bhagwad Gita as national text saying the subject falls outside its domain

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a plea seeking to declare Bhagwad Gita as national text saying the subject falls outside its domain.

"How can we say. Every citizen has a mindset which is a sacred book. How can we give a declaration," a bench comprising Chief Justice H L Dattu and Justices M Y Eqbal and Arun Mihra said.

The PIL was filed by advocate M K Balakrishnan.

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