Author: Neha Singh, BA LLB, Symbiosis Law School, Noida
Co-Author: Vanshika, BBA LLB, Symbiosis Law School, Noida
The legal dispute between the Dawoodi Bohra community and the State of Maharashtra is examined in this research study, along with its sociological ramifications and legal dynamics. The case is examined for its wider significance and constitutional intricacies, marking a turning point at the convergence of official involvement and religious autonomy. The study analyzes the arguments made throughout the case, focusing on the desire for a careful balance between religious freedom and government monitoring. The constitutionality of governmental intervention in the community’s religious activities and the resulting influence on individual liberty are important factors to take into account. This research adds to the continuing conversation about the complex relationship between religious liberty and state regulation by providing a thorough examination of legal precedents and social implications. It also provides insightful information about the wider range of state authority over religious matters.