Thiruvananthapuram: Because the Sabarimala temple will probably be opened for five-day month-to-month pujas on Tuesday, the Kerala police have sought a ban on the meeting of greater than 4 folks.
The request has been made to stop any showdown on the shrine throughout the pujas as an apex physique of Hindu outfits has reiterated its plan to dam ladies of menstruating age from getting into the shrine.
The apex physique, Sabarimala Karma Samiti has been opposing the September 28 Supreme Courtroom verdict that allowed ladies of all ages to worship on the shrine.
KP Sasikala, Samiti chief stated, “We are going to proceed our peaceable protest [against the entry of women of all age groups] until we get justice.”
Pathanamthitta police chief, T Narayanan, has beneficial imposition of prohibitory orders below Code of Legal Process’s Part 144, as a warning that the scenario could flip risky once more.
Part 144 prohibits meeting of greater than 4 folks in an space. It supplies a three-year jail time period for anyone obstructing a police officer making an attempt to stop an illegal meeting. The district collector was anticipated to take a name on the imposition of Part 144 late on Monday night time relying how the scenario evolves.
Two ladies, Bindu Ammini and Kanakadurga made historical past on January 2 by changing into the primary ladies of menstruating age after the Supreme Courtroom’s Verdict.
The shrine is being opened for the pujas over a fortnight after the 64-day annual pilgrimage season concluded on January 20.