Sabarimala Current Affairs, GK & News

Women participate in Attukal Pongala festival in Kerala

Lakhs of women gathered in the Thiruvananthapuram city of Kerala to perform the annual Attukal Pongala festival at Attukal Devi temple. Amid fear of coronavirus outbreak after six positive cases in the state, many devotees participated in the festival. It is reported that more than 2.6 million people participated in the festival. The temple which ..


Apex Court asks Kerala to form exclusive law on Sabarimala Temple

On 20 Nov, the Supreme Court of India asked the Kerala government to come out with an exclusive legislation regarding the administration of the Sabarimala temple. The bench headed by Justice N.V. Ramana asked the state to replace the existing legislation by the January next year, also covering the aspect of welfare of pilgrims visiting ..


Philanthropist K P Nandakumar wins 2019 Sasthaaram Award

Dr K.P. Nandakumar, the noted Homoeopathic doctor and philanthropist, has won the 2019 Sasthaaram Award for his contributions to the art and socio-cultural realms. The award was instituted by the Thamarakkulam Sri Sabarimala Ayyappa Swami temple of Vadakkanthra in 2015 with the intention of honouring those who contributed to the art and socio-cultural fields in ..


Sabarimala Master Plan

The Sabarimala Master Plan is aimed at easing the pilgrimage experience for the devotees who undertake a daunting journey through forests lacking basic amenities. Features of the Plan A Comprehensive Sabarimala Master Plan has been prepared with the objectives of planned overall development of: Sannidhanam area, the abode of Lord Ayyappa on the mountain top. ..


Plea for Lifting Ban on Muslim Women’s Entry into Mosques in SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday admitted for consideration a plea by a couple to lift the ban on Muslim women’s entry into mosques across the country. Based on the plea by a Pune-based Muslim couple the Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Centre, the Waqf  Board and the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB). ..




Muslim Women’s Mosque Entry on the Line of Sabarimala Judgment

Supreme Court has decided to consider the appeal regarding lifting the ban on Muslim women’s entry into all mosques across the country referring from its judgment in Sabarimala in which five-judge Constitution Bench has lifted age restrictions on the entry of women to the Sabarimala temple. Related Information Re-quoting Sabarimala order in which the court ..