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Sabarimala braces for special prayers, police restrict assembly of people

As many as 3,505 protestors have been arrested so far in connection with the violence that broke out in the state, while around 529 cases have been registered across the state

ANI  |  Pathanamthitta (Kerala) 

Sabarimala Photo: ANI
Sabarimala. File Photo: ANI

As the temple is set to open its door for a on November 5, Pathanamthitta district collector has decided to impose in Sannidhanam, Pamba, Nilakkal, and Elavunkal from November 4-6.

To avoid any untoward situation, police presence will be increased in Sannidhanam.

The Temple and surrounding areas witnessed a string of protests last month over the Supreme Court's decision to quash restrictions on the entry of women between the ages of 10 and 50 into the holy shrine.

As many as 3,505 protestors have been arrested so far in connection with the violence that broke out in the state, while around 529 cases have been registered across the state.

According to reports, the has also directed the state government to report on police action after the violent protests erupted at in October.

First Published: Sat, November 03 2018. 09:14 IST
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