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Sabarimala temple will be closed on Sunday, marking the conclusion of the five-day monthly poojas for the Malayalam month of ‘Kumbhom’.
At Nilakkal, Kollam city police Commissioner P K Madhu, DySPs Sajeevan and Jawahar Janardh will lead the security charge.
He questioned the right of the TDB for continuing in office after violating the oath of office.
Kanaka Druga approached the court after she was denied entry to the house when she returned from Sabarimala on January 15.
The Sangh Parivar has been of the view that the SC ruling is in contravention to deity’s own rules and it amounts to violation of the customs and traditions of the temple.
Apart from allocating Rs 200 crore for road works in adjacent areas of Sabarimala this year, the state government has also earmarked Rs 102.16 crore for various facilities related to the temple.
May not start hearing in Sabarimala case till January 30 as Justice Malhotra on leave, says Supreme Court
On September 28 last year, a five-judge Constitution Bench, headed by the then Chief Justice Dipak Misra, in a 4:1 verdict had paved the way for entry of women of all ages into the Sabarimala temple.
Action against the tantri for closing the shrine to conduct the 'purification' ritual would depend on his explanation of the action.
On 28 September 2018, the Supreme Court had lifted the ban on entry of women of age group between 10 to 50 years into the Lord Ayyappa shrine.
The Supreme Court directed the Kerala Police to provide round-the-clock security to Bindu and Kanaka Durga who entered the temple on January 2.
Manju entered the temple with the help of Ayyappa Seva Sangham workers at around 7.30 am on Tuesday, and conducted ghee abhishekam and offered prayers at Malikappuram.
Meanwhile, a young woman from Sri Lanka, who arrived at Nilakkal along with a 70-member group, dropped her plans to visit the temple after police warned her of protests.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said on Friday that any British citizens planning to travel to Kerala should monitor media reports.
Narasimha Rao accused Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan of giving a free hand to CPI-M workers to perpetuate violence against BJP supporters.
They have been observing the mandated 41-day penance to climb the 18 sacred steps (Pathinettampadi) at the holy shrine.