Afternoon D & C Dedicated To Mumbai
Home > Nation > Violence over Sabarimala issue continues in Kerala

Violence over Sabarimala issue continues in Kerala

Monday, January 07, 2019

Thalassery/Thiruvananthapuram: Violence involving BJP-RSS and ruling CPI(M) workers over the Sabarimala issue continued in Kerala late Saturday night and spilled over into the early hours of Sunday with a number of houses and shops in the politically volatile Kannur district being attacked.

Police said bombs were hurled early Sunday morning on the house of a non-gazetted officers (NGO) Union leader at Thalassery in Kannur. The houses of certain BJP workers have also been attacked in the area forcing the district administration to impose prohibitory orders.

In a peace meeting called by the district administration Saturday, BJP and CPI(M) leaders agreed not to take out any protest march in the area.

According to state Director General of Police Loknath Behara, 1,286 cases have been registered till Saturday night and 3,282 persons arrested in connection with the violent incidents in the state since the January 3 hartal called against the entry of two women into the Sabarimala temple.

Of the arrested, 487 have been remanded, 2,795 granted bail. In Kannur district, 169 cases have been registered and 230 persons arrested, while in Palakkad 166 cases have been registered and 298 people arrested.

Kerala has been on boil since January 2 afternoon following the visit of two women of menstrual age in to the Sabarimala under police protection.

No Comments Posted
City news
Three jewellers of Kalina have approached the Mum
Activists are up in arms against illegal hoarding
Dangerous potholes have emerged opposite Skyline
I kind of know the answers to my problem but stil
Dr. Rajan B. Bhonsle, M.D. (Bom)
Consulting Sex Therapist & Counsellor
Dr. (Mrs.) Minnu R. Bhonsle, Ph.D.
Consulting Psychotherapist & Counsellor
Select Sun sign:
Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 20)
Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 20)You are likely to remain careful and watchful today, foretells Ganesha. And because you'll be invited to parties and other social events, your enthusiasm will remain buoyant. You will also strike the right balance between business and pleasure, says Ganesha.
- Advertising -
State-owned telecom firm BSNL will approach Natio
The IDBI Bank's proposal for changing its name ha
Overseas investors poured in more than Rs 20,400
Read More