Commissioner warns of problems in Sabarimala


Mr. Manoj, Special Commissioner of Sabarimala, asked Ayyappa political parties, organizations and all authorized and registered organizations to avoid demonstrations and vigilance in Sabarimala, around Sannidhanam and Nilackal during the summer season. impending holidays Mandalam-Makaravilakku.

The temple will be open November 16 for the annual season and hundreds of worshipers will visit it every day.

Submits a report to SC

The Special Commissioner presented a report on developments in the Kerala High Court.

Mr. Manoj warned that militiamen protesting against the women's entry into the hill sanctuary risked playing antisocial elements that could cause unrest, harm pilgrims and even destroy the eternal peace of the temple. .

The warning comes in the wake of numerous demonstrations by some of the population and attacks on elderly pilgrim women on 5 November and earlier.

If the vigilance of parties and political organizations continues during the festival season, the smooth running of the pilgrimage could be affected.

The time has come to remind everyone that the rule of law must prevail, warned Mr. Manoj, also a district judge.

BJP ups ante

The Bharatiya Janata party raised the issue of the temple issue with its president, P. S. Sreedharan Pillai, who undertakes a rath yatra. For its part, the state government and the Left Democratic Front led by Prime Minister Pinarayi Vijayan have waged a massive campaign against what they call a political plan of the Sangh Parivar and the BJP. The unified Democratic Unity Front has also stepped up its campaign on the issue by launching yatras into the state.

Police have recorded a large number of cases targeting political activists involved in violence, including attacks on women, vandalism, destruction of public property along the path to the temple and its premises.

On November 13, the Supreme Court is expected to consider a series of petitions for review against its order allowing women of all ages to enter the hill sanctuary.

Thilankari case

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's leader, Valsan Thilankari, and a group of people who accompanied her violated the rituals of the Sabarimala Temple by walking up the Pathinettampadi (18 sacred steps) without the Irumudikkettu (twin bag that the pilgrims bear on their head), reported the High Commissioner of Kerala.

On 6 November, a person without Irumudikkettu climbed the Pathinettampadi at 7:24.

Around 7:30 pm, "Valsan Thilankari, a prominent RSS leader, and some people infiltrated the barren area and climbed the Pathinettampadi without the Irumudikkettu. It seems that Valsan Thilankari and these people formed an assembly at Pathinettampadi and Valsan Thilankari seems to have made a speech standing on the Pathinettampadi, "he said.