Priests prepare to open the sanctum sanctorum of the Sabarimala temple, one of the world's largest Hindu pilgrimage sites, Kerala state, India. Photo: AP

Thousands of police deployed to India’s sacred Sabarimala temple as protesters stop women entering

  • More than 50 days ago the Supreme Court issued a historic ruling giving all women the right to worship at the centuries-old shrine devoted to a celibate god
  • But women who have announced their intention to visit the site have met with protests
Topic |   India

TOP PICKS

Priests prepare to open the sanctum sanctorum of the Sabarimala temple, one of the world's largest Hindu pilgrimage sites, Kerala state, India. Photo: AP
READ FULL ARTICLE