Kerala mulls new airport for Sabarimala pilgrims
Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 11:26 AM
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that his government is exploring feasibility for a new airport near Erumeli for Sabarimala pilgrims. Erumeli is 25 Km from Sabarimala. Kerala CM told state assmebly that the government has given in-principle nod for the airport. He further said that the consultant has submitted a preliminary report and the project will move ahead after the final report.
Sabarimala Temple Closes Today, Media Warned Of Attacks, Asked To Leave
Monday, October 22, 2018, 1:34 PM
The Sabarimala temple will close on Monday at 10 pm after the five-day puja. The shrine had opened on October 18, first time after the Supreme Court's landmark verdict, allowing women in menstruating age groups to enter the temple. In the last four days, nine women in the 10-50 age groups have been stopped by protesters from going to the temple. Yesterday a 47-year-old woman suffered panic attack at the entrance of the temple after protesters surrounded and heckled her.
Day 4 Of Sabarimala Opening: Heavy Security Deployed At Base Camp
Saturday, October 20, 2018, 3:01 PM
Three days after the hill-shrine Sabarimala opened its doors to the public, devotees continued to lay seige to the holy hill on yesterday - with hundreds of traditionalists blocking three women from entering the Sabarimala temple for a third day, vandalising vehicles in open defiance of the police and threatening to force back any woman who dares visit the temple.