Amid Coronavirus pandemic, Sabarimala starts up for Lord Ayyappa darshan Amid coronavirus shock, the mountain shrine of Lord Ayyappa here opened for the month to month poojas on Friday night. Authorities sources mentioned there are very few devotees who possessed appear for darshan.
Most of them have been from neighbouring states. Fans were actually knowledgeable regarding the coronavirus shock adhering to which some determined never to move forward further, even though some other people wished to offer prayers in the shrine, law enforcement officials stated. Devotees are permitted to go to the sanctum sanctorum only after getting examined at downhill Pampa and being certain that they do not have any indications of the malware, they said.
“We have been not stoping any person,” law enforcement sources mentioned. Some pilgrims wearing face masks were also seen on the temple. The shrine will be wide open till Mar 18. The state government and Travancore Devaswom Table (TDB), which controls the hillside shrine, have urged enthusiasts never to go to the temple in the backdrop of the COVID-19. Sixteen individuals have tested optimistic of the malware from the state. “The pilgrims will not be averted from emerging. But it is our attract these people to desist from going to the shrine due to the existing scenarios,” TDB president N Vasu recently explained. Poojas along with other rituals will likely be performed by the Melsanthi (high priest). Devotees flock towards the temple not merely from Kerala but also neighbouring states and in foreign countries.