Sabarimala temple controversy turns political as protests grow
Updated : October 19, 2018 03:17 PM IST
A political tinge for the controversy could help Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party gain ground in Kerala, where it has never made much headway, and won just one of 98 seats it contested in the last elections to the state assembly in 2016.
Protests against women entering the Hindu temple grew on Friday, with hundreds of hardliners blocking three women from entering the Sabarimala temple for a third day.
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