Protesters block women at Sabarimala

Two young women, a journalist and an activist were forced to abandon their attempt to enter the Sabarimala temple as protesters blocked their path and Chief Priest threatened to lock the doors to the sanctum sanctorum if women were allowed to enter the Shrine.

There was a lot of tension in the area The police persuaded both women to abandon their trip and they were escorted back amidst tight security.The Travancore Devaswom Board decided to file a report in the Supreme Court regarding the latest developments in Sabarimala and it would engage a Senior Advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi to file a report.