Twitter Erupted In A War Of Words After Two Women Under 50 Entered Sabarimala Temple

6:12 pm 2 Jan, 2019


On the morning of 2nd January, two women finally entered the Sabarimala temple after the historic decision of Supreme Court. As per a report, two women named Bindu and Kanakadurga, who tried to enter the temple last week, were finally able to have darshan on Wednesday at 3:30 am.

Bindu said that she was provided with assistance by the police, and both the women had a hassle-free darshan on Wednesday morning.



The women further said that they were not opposed by the fellow devotees, who were present at the temple. Although their claim of entering the temple has not been confirmed by the police department, sources said that they arrived with police personnel who accompanied them in civil clothes.



The chief minister of Kerala supported the incident. He said:

“Today, two women entered Sabarimala temple. We had issued standing orders to police to provide all possible protection to any woman who wants to enter the temple.”


Netizens, however, didn’t approve this act of women entering the temple and condemned it strongly. According to a few, this was against the Hindu traditions. Take a look at what netizens had to say:





However, there were a few people who supported the women. This is what they tweeted:





Sabarimala temple was later reopened after the purification rituals – Panjapunyaham and Kalasabhishekam were performed.

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