Pinarayi Vijayan: Kerala won’t file review petition on Sabarimala verdict
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said that the sate government is in no mood to file a review petition on the Supreme Court’s verdict on Sabarimala temple, which allows women of all ages to enter the temple. He added that his government will provide all facilities and no women devotee would be stopped to enter the temple.
Speaking to the reporters, Vijayan said, reports ANI, “Kerala government will not file review petition on Sabarimala verdict. Will ensure facilities and protection to women devotees visiting Sabarimala.” He added that adequate security arrangements will be made at the premise and police personnel will from Kerala and neighboring states will be deputed to ensure law and order.
He said, “Women police personnel from Kerala and neighboring states will be deputed to ensure law and order. Women who want to go to Sabarimala cannot be stopped.” His reactions came after devotees of Lord Ayappa wanted the government to file review petition after they though Supreme Court verdict compromised their religious beliefs.
Discussing the verdict, the Kerala CM held a meeting with his cabinet minister on Sabarimala. Informing the details, State Minister for Devasoms, K Surendran. had said, “The meeting decided to increase facilities at various camps en route to the temple. At the Nilackal base camp, we have today decided to increase pilgrim facilities from 6,000 to 10,000. There will also be a special enclosure for women.”