Sri Lankan woman aborts Sabarimala trek


Kannan Nair/Mathrubhumi News

Sabarimala: A 47-year-old woman from Sri Lanka who started trekking to Sabarimala retreated without having darshan on Thursday at the temple. The woman accompanied by her child reached Marakkoottam and later decided to retreat due to mounting protests.

On Thursday evening, seeking protection to enter Sabarimala temple, the woman arrived at the guard room in Pampa. She informed the police that she is from Sri Lanka and need to enter the temple. Following this, police examined her passport and identified that she is 47 years old.



In her request to police, she asserted that her uterus was removed and handed over the documents to prove she had undergone a surgery to remove uterus.

Later, two police in mufti accompanied her to climb the hills to the shrine.

She arrived at Saramkuthi via Marakkoottam. But the protesters got the information and they staged protest at the valiya nadapanthal.

Following this, police informed the women regarding the protest. After realizing the seriousness of the issue, she decided to abort the pilgrimage.

Later, she responded that she had not entered the shrine and police sent back her from Marakkoottam.

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