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Only 2 women had entered Sabarimala, not 51: Kerala minister in assembly

Media reports had revealed that the Kerala government's list of '51 women devotees' had many fake names, names of male devotees and other discrepancies.

The Kerala government had earlier submitted in the Supreme Court that 51 women under the age of 50 had entered the Sabarimala Temple, defying the age-old traditions of the Hindu shrine.

The communist government’s claims were soon busted by several citizen groups and media reports as it was revealed that fake names, numbers of male devotees and many other discrepancies had been done to reach the figure of 51.

Also read: Fake names, male pilgrims, false age: Kerala government pulled all forgery tricks to make the list of ’51 women under 50′

Now, Kerala Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran has informed the Kerala Assembly that the state government has confirmation of only two women between the age of 10 and 50 years offering prayers at the Sabarimala Temple.


There were reports that a certain Sri Lankan woman had also entered the shrine but the Devaswom Minister stated that he didn’t have any confirmation of that either.


Opposition parties had alleged that the ‘fake list’ was only submitted to insult the Hindus and belittle the review petitions. State BJP President PS Sreedharan Pillai has stated the list is “the biggest lie of the century”. Congress had stated that the communist government has become “a laughing stock”.

Also read: Sabarimala: Aided by Kerala police, women belonging to CPI-ML enter Sabarimala to violate age-old Hindu customs

The Kerala police under orders from the communist government had sneaked two CPIM activists named Bindu and Kanakadurga inside the shrine through the VIP and staff entry gate in the early hours of January 2. A massive protest had followed in the state against the government’s attempts to desecrate the traditions of the shrine.

The Devaswom Minister’s latest admission in the Assembly appears to be an admission that the Kerala government had submitted wrong information in the Court.

 

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