Sabarimala temple to open today, more women likely to visit


SABARIMALA: Sabarimala temple will open Tuesday evening at 5 pm. The police have ensured tight security at Sabarimala. It has also been hinted that Sangh Parivar activists will also reach Sannidhanam to prevent women entry. BJP activists have clarified that they will continue the protests. It has been hinted that the devotees will camp from Pampa to Sannidhanam chanting saranams.

However, Pathanamthitta DySP has submitted a report to DGP seeking to impose section 144 at Sabarimala. 425 policemen are deployed at Sannidhanam and 475 policemen are deployed at Pampa and Nilakkal.

Earlier, 50 policemen were deployed under 50 policemen. The Supreme Court has postponed announcing a verdict on the review pleas regarding Sabarimala women entry. A Facebook community has announced that more women will reach Sabarimala. ADGPs Anil Kanth and Anantha Krishnan are responsible for the security. 3000 policemen will be deployed at Nilakkal, Pampa and Sannidhanam.