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Sabarimala temple priest wrote to TDB not to open it for devotees. Wikimedia Commons

With the custodian of the famed Sabarimala temple- Travancore Devasom Board (TDB) making all arrangements for opening the temple for its monthly rituals starting June 14 at 5 pm and to close on June 19 a

t 10 pm, the temple priest on Wednesday wrote to TDB not to open it for devotees.


The ‘tantri’ who is the final word on all tantric and ritualistic procedures said that in Covid times, it would not be wise to open the temple for devotees, in his letter to the TDB.

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The ‘tantri’ K.M. Mohanaru pointed out that when the it opens to devotees, there is a danger due to Covid-19 and things could turn for the worse if any devotee comes and later turns positive.

His letter came at a time when the temple was all set to commence its virtual queue bookings for the period that the temple had planned to open from June.


The temple was all set to commence its virtual queue bookings for the period. Wikimedia Commons

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State BJP president K. Surendran said that since the ‘tantri’ has expressed his deep concern, the TDB and the state government should not take an adamant stand.

“Opening temples is not like opening of liquor vends, so the concerned authorities and the state government should take a considered opinion on the larger impact as Covid-19 is spreading,” said Surendran. (IANS)


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New Education Policy 2020

On the first day of the two-day meeting of BJP and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leaders on Tuesday, discussions were held on important issues related to education and the National Education Policy-2020.

Apart from senior RSS leader Suresh Soni, representatives of various organisations associated with the Sangh Parivar -- working in the field of education -- were present in the meeting in New Delhi.

According to sources, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, who attended the meeting on behalf of the government, shared information related to the National Education Policy-2020 and the government's policy on important issues related to the education sector. Pradhan also shared details of the efforts being made by the government in the field of education.

Discussions were also held regarding the impact of the situation arising out of Corona and how much it has affected the education sector.

In the meeting, the RSS leaders asked several questions and provided suggestions to the Union Minister regarding the education policy of the government.

According to the sources, RSS wants the policy to be implemented expeditiously. All aspects related to the policy were discussed in Tuesday's meeting.

On the second and the last day of the meeting on Wednesday, special issues related to education will be discussed in which representatives of various organisations of the Sangh, Union Ministers and several BJP leaders will be take part.

Meanwhile, in order to convey its point of view to the government on various issues, the Sangh keeps on calling such coordination meetings related to specific issues, in which RSS representatives -- working in that particular area -- provide feedback to the government. (IANS/JB)

Keywords: BJP, RSS, New Education Policy, Education, India


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