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Police were mere spectators while BJP, RSS took over Sabarimala: Congress

The temple opened for a day at 5 PM on Monday and closed on Tuesday at 10 PM

IANS  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

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The virtually took over the temple during the 24 hours it opened while the police were mere spectators, the said on Wednesday.

The leader of Opposition told reporters Wednesday: "The government and police were an abject failure as BJP and RSS activists had the final say in the temple town till 10 p.m. yesterday (Tuesday) when the temple closed after a day.

"The police were mere spectators while these forces reigned supreme at the temple," he added.

The temple opened for a day at 5 p.m. on Monday and closed on Tuesday at 10 p.m.

The rightwing groups had made it clear that they would not allow the entry of women in the age group of 10 to 50 through the on September 28 had ruled that the shrine must be opened to women from all age groups.

First Published: Wed, November 07 2018. 17:12 IST
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