Sabarimala row live updates: Woman leader allowed to visit hilltop shrine to offer prayers

A large number of BJP and RSS workers protested outside the official residence of Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on late Sunday night against the detention of over 70 persons at Sabarimala Temple.

The members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its mentor the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) had gathered in front of Cliff House– Vijayan’s official residence at Nanthancode in Thiruvananthapuram.

The BJP leaders will also be meeting Kerala governor P Sathasivam requesting to ensure a peaceful pilgrimage.

Woman leader allowed to visit shrine to offer prayers

KP Sasikala allowed to proceed to Pamba base camp after she gave an assurance that she will return after offering prayers at the hilltop. She was asked to give an undertaking that she won’t camp at the temple top. Superintendent of Police Yatish Chandra said she was allowed only after getting an undertaking.

KP Sasikala detained

KP Sasikala detained at Nilakkal base camp.

Youth wing of BJP to hold a daylong state-wide agitation

Yuvamorcha, the youth wing of the BJP will hold a daylong state-wide agitation on Monday to further intensify their stir against “police high handedness”.

“We have organised state-wide protest against this emergency like situation in the state,” Yuvamorcha state president Prakash Babu told news agency PTI.

Hindu woman leader moves towards Sabarimala

Hindu Aikya Vedi leader KP Sasikala moves towards temple after she was allowed to have darshan by court. Sasikala was detained on Friday night after she had defied prohibitory orders.

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