lakhs of Ayyappa Devotees protesting
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala government will not file a review petition in Supreme court against the women entry decision of Supreme Court in Sabarimala Ayyappa Swamy temple. “the verdict of Supreme court is the law of the land and the government can only implement it.
Supreme court gave the verdict after taking in to account divers opinions among the devotees, and the state government only can accept it” said Pinarayi Vijayan, the kerala CM.
If women devotees come in to temple we can’t block them. Also the revenue of Sabarimala will increase more. It will increase 40 percentage of pilgrimage.
After this verdict, women police personals will be deployed around the temple and its premises. The government is planning to increase the developments in sabarimala” says Pinarayi vijayan
But the MLA Pc George says the women devotees will be blocked from Pampa onwards.
Chief minister denies the allegation.
Travancore Dewaswom Board president Padmakumar says they will file a review petition.
But CM denies this also.
He says” it was not evident on what basis Travancore Dewaswom Board president stated that a review petition challenging the order would be filed in the apex court.
The board has not taken such a decision”
Earlier board president said that he will not think the women devotees may visit the temple.
His opinion may be personal opinion but media construe it as an official announcement said CM
kerala roads blocked by ayyappa devotees
Lakhs of ayyappa devotees including women blocked the states National highway against the statement of Pinarayi Vijayan.
The anthrashtriya hindu parishad launched the march. Rahul easwar an activist and president of ayyappa dharma sena took out the march from Hanuman Kovil at Thiruvananthapuram.
Many highways are blocked all over the state today due to the march of ayyappa devotes.
Pandalam palace nirvahaka samgham denies the social media reports that the pandalam palace would not hand over the “thiruvabharanam” of ayyappa to the temple during the Makaravilakku festival, to protest the court verdict. The roads are completely blocked in kollam, alappuzha, palakkad, kochi .