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Angry crowd protests against female entry to Sabarimala temple

Angry crowd protests against female entry to Sabarimala temple
Wednesday 17
12:10 2018

Indian police with batons have charged a group of more than one hundred protestors trying to prevent women accessing one of the country's holiest Hindu temples, an AFP reporter at the scene said. Demonstrators threw stones at police on the way to the hilltop Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in the southern state of Kerala, which has been ordered by India's top court to admit women of all ages. Angry crowds opposed to female pilgrims surrounded vehicles and intimidated journalists. Stern action will be taken against anyone who prevents devotees from going to Sabarimala Kerala's Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan One ...

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Summary: Protesters are blocking female pilgrimage, defying order by India's top court allowing entry of women of all ages.

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