India: Women turned away from Sabarimala temple as pilgrimage season opens (1)

Taiwan News 2019.11.17 00:11
By Deutsche Welle 2019/11/17 06:03 The gates of the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala, located in the India's southwestern state of Kerala, opened for the two-month-long pilgrimage season amid tight security on Saturday as police prevented some women from entering the Hindu temple complex. According to the Press Trust of India (PTI) news agency, police turned away at least 10 women on Saturday who were trying to enter the temple.
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