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Sabarimala row: SC refuses urgent hearing to Kerala govt seeking stay on observation committee

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The on Friday refused to give an urgent hearing to a mentioning by the government in which it had sought a stay on the observation committee, set up on the Temple issue.

The High Court on November 27 had appointed three observers Justice (retd) Sirijagan, Justice PR and DGP to assess the situation in

The committee was appointed to ensure smooth pilgrimage to the Temple after numerous complaints about lack of facilities in the hill pilgrimage were reported.

The three-member monitoring committee visited the Temple on December 4 and expressed satisfaction over the facilities provided for devotees.

While Justice expressed satisfaction over the facilities extended, ADGP observed, "There is a widespread misconception due to propaganda driven news. I urge the media to refrain from propaganda driven news and report facts."

The Temple and surrounding areas witnessed a string of protests recently over the Supreme Court's September 28 order that lifted the ban on the entry of women between the age group of 10 to 50 years inside the

Till now, no woman of the previously-forbidden age group has been able to enter the temple due to widespread protests.

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 13:47 IST