Aditya Birla Sun Life Tax Relief 96 Direct-Growt..
Nippon India Liquid Fund Direct-Growth
SBI Small Cap Fund Direct-Growth
Mirae Asset Tax Saver Fund Direct-Growth
ICICI Prudential Bluechip Fund Direct-Growth
Sabarimala temple opens, cops block entry of women below 50
Will women of all ages get the right to enter Sabarimala?
According to police, 10 women pilgrims from Andhra Pradesh, who were below 50 were turned back.
In pic: Devotees arrive at the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala.
On Thursday, the court referred the Sabarimala issue to a larger seven-member bench, stating that detailed examination is required into the matter, without staying its 2018 verdict.
What's the issue?
At Pamba and Nilackal, there are around 720 and 700 police personnel respectively on duty, and this includes around 250 women police officers.
In addition, separate teams of Quick Reaction Force, Rapid Action Force, police commandos and National Disaster Response Force are also deployed at the Sannidhanam. At Pamba, metal detectors and X-ray scanners have been installed. More than 50 women police personnel have been entrusted with verifying women pilgrims’ ID cards.
Heavy crowd throngs Sabarimala Temple
In pic: Devotees waiting to offer prayers at Sabarimala Temple during the Mandala Pooja festival in Sannidhanam.
Priests offer prayers
In pic: Priests offer prayers before opening the sanctum sanctorum of Sabarimala Temple during the Mandala Pooja festival in Sannidhanam.
Opening and closing dates
The shrine will reopen on December 30 for the Makaravilakku festival after which it will close on January 20.
In pic: Priests opens the sanctum sanctorum of Sabarimala Temple during the Mandala Pooja festival in Sannidhanam.