Kerala chief Minister has said that the state
government had issued prohibitory orders in Sabarimala as per the directives of
the Central government.
The Centre had instructed the state government to
clamp appropriate prohibitory orders. It had further directed to carefully
observe dissemination of adverse information through social media for ensuring
that no breach of law and order takes place.
The Sabarimala temple is a Hindu temple
dedicated to Lord Ayyappa. It is situated on a hilltop named Sabarimala in
Pathanamthitta district, Kerala.
In 2018, the Supreme Court ruled that women,
irrespective of age, can enter Kerala’s Sabarimala temple. Previously, girls
and women in the 10-50 age group were prohibited from entering the Sabarimala
The Supreme Court judgement had led to
widespread unrest and protests. In January 2019, two women in the 10-50 age
group had entered the temple amidst protests.