Thursday, 22nd April 2021

Sabarimala Opens Gates to Women Today- Situation tense

British Asia News Network – AD

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala CM has guaranteed necessary actions have been taken and government would not let anyone take law into their own hands, the state remains tense amid protest threats and mass suicide call and warnings.

Police removed protesters from the main gateway to the Sabarimala hill , on Wednesday as the base camp turned into a virtual ground zero.

The Sabarimala shrine is opened to pilgrims for the first five days of every month in the Malayalam calendar, besides a 2 month annual festival starting mid-November. This month, the shrine will open on today evening before the main puja on Thursday. The first set of pilgrims will be taken in buses from Nilakkal and Erumeli to Pampa. From there, pilgrims will begin their 7 km ascent to the hill shrine.

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