Dalit woman puts off plan to visit Sabarimala due to heavy rain

Venkatesh S Bijapur October 24, 2018

A Dalit woman activist, who was planning to visit the Sabarimala shrine on Saturday, has put her plans on hold and left Pamba following heavy rain, as high drama was witnessed when another woman was stopped from entering the temple by devotees who thought she was under 50.

Saturday was the fourth day since the temple gates were opened for the monthly puja after the Supreme Court last month lifted a centuries-old ban on women between 10 and 50 years entering the Lord Ayyappa shrine.

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