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Sabarimala Temple Row: Dozens in custody after midnight agitation against police restrictions at the shrine

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 19 November 2018, 8:52 IST

Sabarimala shrine protest has not finished yet. On Sunday night, the fresh protest was broke out at the shrine where hundreds of devotees protested against the restrictions of Police.

On Sunday, the protest took place in Nadapanthal area of Sannidhanam and police have taken dozens of protestors in the custody.


As per the previous incidents and protests by the devotees at the hill-top shrine, police had imposed the strict restrictions on devotees at Sannidhanam.

Due to the protests by devotees, police were not allowed them to enter the temple during the night.

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Meanwhile, section 144 had been imposed in the area. Police had asked to disperse after the Harivarasanam but most of them refused.

According to the Pratheesh Kumar, Superintendent of Police, "those who have to offer 'neyyabhishekam' (anointing deity with ghee) can stay back. They can recite prayers also. We are not against it. The police will assist those who want to offer prayers."

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First published: 19 November 2018, 8:23 IST
 
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