New Delhi, April 16 -- The Supreme Court has has issued notices to the centre and others on a petition filed by a Maharashtra couple that wanted to let women offer prayers in mosques.

While hearing the petition, the court said that it was hearing the plea only because of the Sabarimala verdict which had been quoted in the PIL.

On Monday, a Muslim couple from Maharashtra had moved the Supreme Court seeking the right for women to pray at mosques.

While hearing the PIL, the Supreme Court said that the bench was not satisfied with the response given by the petitioner's counsel to a query on whether an individual can assert his or her right to equality against another individual. "We are only hearing you because of the Sabarimala judgement. B...