Goons ‘Rejecting’ SC Verdict on Sabarimala is Kaafi Real

Over 3,000 people have been arrested for the violence that erupted in connection with Sabarimala row.

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Over 3,000 people have been arrested in connection with violence that erupted in the Sabarimala row.
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Two women – Bindu (42) from Koilandy and Kanakadurga (44) from Angadipuram in Malappuram district – had entered the sanctum sanctorum of the Sabarimala temple on 2 January, triggering protests across the state. The shrine was closed for “purification rituals” hours after the women entered the Sabarimala.

As on 5 January, the police had arrested 3,178 people for hartal-related violence over the entry of women into the Sabarimala temple in Kerala. A total of 1,286 cases have been registered against 37,979 persons across the state.

Over 3,000 people have been arrested for the violence that erupted in connection with the issue of women entering the Sabarimala.
Over 3,000 people have been arrested for the violence that erupted in connection with the issue of women entering the Sabarimala.
(Illustration: Aroop Mishra/The Quint)

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