Kerala: Police detained protesters protesting women’s entry in Sabarimala temple

Kerala: Police detained protesters protesting women’s entry in Sabarimala temple
17 Oct

Sabarimala Temple: The battle for women’s admission in Sabarimala temple in Kerala continues. Sabrimala is a supporter of the Supreme Court on one side and followers of the temple, while on the other side, the followers of the conservative traditions opposing the verdict. Given the tension, strict security arrangements have been made. Nilakkal is the main road to go to the temple, from the morning the atmosphere is stressful. Actually, the gate of the Ayyappa Temple of Sabarimala is now open after the order of the Supreme Court.
So far, the women of 10-50 years of age were not allowed to enter Sabarimala temple. The Supreme Court had termed it as unconstitutional on September 28 and said that not getting entry of women into the temple is a violation of their fundamental and constitutional rights.

Sabarimala Temple Live Updates:

# One participating in the performance of the Sabarimala Ethics Protection Committee said, “Lord Ayyappa is our God. The restriction of entry of women of a particular age group into the temple is a part of our custom. It is very necessary to follow the customs to worship in the temple of God Ayyappa situated in dense forests. It should not be violated. False women should not be allowed to enter the Sabarimala temple. ”
# Adivasis living on the nearby hills of Sabarimala have alleged that the government and the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) are trying to eliminate the age-old practice by allowing women of 10 to 50 years of age to enter the famous Sabarimala temple. Are there.
# The police took some women who were opposed to the women’s entry in the temple in Hira.

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