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However, the issue was resolved when the couple from Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh informed the protesters that they were not going to Sabarimala.
Unleashing a scathing attack on the BJP-RSS combine, Kodiyeri alleged deliberate move to create tension in the shrine.
Sabarimala Karma Samithi (SKS) patron Swami Chidananda Puri said that the devotees will launch an intense protest bringing the state to a standstill.
According to the department, the practice of open defecation will not only lead to bacteriological contamination of drinking water but also the outbreak of infectious diseases.
BJP, VHP, Hindu Aikya Vedi and Sabarimala Karma Samithi took out a protest march towards the state police headquarters in protest against the arrest of KP Sasikala.
The social activist had, on November 14, written a letter to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, stating that she would not leave Kerala if she was not allowed to enter the holy hill shrine.
For the first time in the history of the hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa, a feeling of insecurity and tension looms large as the annual pilgrimage season begins on Friday.
With just a day remaining for the Sabarimala temple to open for the Mandala - Makaravilakku pilgrimage season, all eyes are on the all-party meet called by the state government on Thursday.
Unlike the security cover during the Thulam month pooja and hithira Atta Vishesham, the police deployment will be higher as the government expects a heavy rush from Friday.
Desai has also sent a mail to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to ensure security for her visit to the shrine.
The court observed that there was an intelligence report stating that insurgents would intrude and create violence as part of a protest against women entry.
While pilgrims on foot will be allowed to cross Nilakkal from 10:00 AM onwards from Friday, vehicles will be allowed from 12:00 PM.
The apex court has refused to stay its verdict but agreed to hear in an open court on January 22 a batch of review petitions in the matter.
The Court also sought the view of the State government and the Travancore Devaswom Board on the report.
The city is all set to witness the mega event organised by ‘We, The People’ on Tuesday at the Central Stadium.