Kerala Govt Bars Young Women In Sabrimala
The Morning Standard|December 03, 2020
TWO years after it allowed two young women to visit the Sabarimala Ayyappa temple following a Supreme Court verdict, the CPM-led Kerala government and the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) seem to have changed their stance on women’s entry to the hill shrine.
Manoj Viswanathan

The portal launched by the TDB in association with the Kerala Police for online services, like virtual queue for darshan, says that “females and other gender (trans) less than 50 years and above 65 years won’t be allowed.” Pilgrims either take the traditional forest routes or the one from Pamba which is less physically challenging to reach the temple.

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