“The Supreme Court’s verdict allowing women of all ages to enter the Sabarimala temple proves that men and women are equal; it is a historic judgment,” DMK president MK Stalin tweeted. “This judgement is a milestone in the journey towards lofty ideals of social justice, gender equality and women emancipation,” he said. DMK Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi also hailed the verdict. “This is a historic judgment. And specially for all those believers who think that god created human beings & created them equally. Hope Parliament and legislative assemblies also follow this path & allow women in equal numbers,” she tweeted.