Sabarimala row: Hindu organisations to form human wall against discrimination towards women

Around 170 representatives of various communities attended the meeting. The NSS did not take part in it. The SNDP Yogam was represented by general secretary Vellappally Natesan. 

Published: 02nd December 2018 03:14 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd December 2018 03:20 AM   |  A+A-

SNDP Yogam general secretary Vellappally Natesan greets Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan during a meeting of Hindu organizations in Thiruvananthapuram | EPS

By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  A meeting of Hindu community organisations, convened by the government on Saturday in the wake of the Sabarimala issue, decided to form a human wall by women from Kasargod to the state capital on January 1.​

The programme titled ‘Don’t make Kerala a lunatic asylum again’ is in the wake of protests by a small section of society against ending discrimination towards women, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who chaired the meeting, said.

Around 170 representatives of various communities attended the meeting. The NSS did not take part in it. The SNDP Yogam was represented by general secretary Vellappally Natesan. 

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