Social activist Trupti Desai, who announced that she will attempt entering the Sabarimala shrine on Saturday, was stranded at the Kochi airport after protesters gathered there and threatened to vandalise her cab.
Sabarimala temple row: As Kerala govt and devotees lock horns, police dread task to secure women pilgrims
If the government and devotees refuse to relent, the pilgrim season starting with the opening of the temple on 16 November is going to be tumultuous.
Trupti Desai vows to visit Sabarimala temple soon; Rahul Easwar says will resist intrusion of ultra feminists, atheists
Amidst strong sentiments against the Supreme Court's verdict allowing women in the 10-50 age group into the Sabarimala Temple in Kerala, gender equality activist Trupti Desai said on Saturday that she was still determined to visit it.
The Kerala government on Monday said that the entry of Bhumata Brigade chief Trupti Desai will not be allowed in the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala, even as the activist plans to lead 100 odd women to the famous hill shrine.
Bhumata Brigade founder Trupti Desai has kicked the hornet's nest by insisting she will go forward with her plans of taking a group of menstruating women to the Sabarimala hill shrine in Kerala next month
Haji Ali trustees to consult public before moving SC: Why not implement HC order instead, ask activists
The court has, however, stayed its order for six weeks following a plea by Haji Ali Dargah Trust, which wants to challenge it in the Supreme Court. They should gracefully implement HC order of lifting the ban on women instead, activists tell Firstpost.
"We are going to hold a few more rounds of meetings to get the opinion of other stakeholders," a trustee of the Haji Ali Dargah said
Desai had on Friday announced that she will visit the Haji Ali Dargah following the Bombay HC's ruling that lifts ban on women from entering the shrine.
Activist Trupti Desai on Friday said that she suffered minor bruises while another fellow activist sustained head injury when they were allegedly attacked.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has agreed to meet Bhumata Brigade president Trupti Desai who had sought an audience with him.
Trupti Desai who initially planned to enter the Dargah's sanctum sanctorum, changed her mind instead
A local Shiv Sena leader on Saturday stoked controversy by saying that Bhumata Brigade chief Trupti Desai would be hit with "slippers" if she tried to enter the Haji Ali Dargah but the gender equality campaigner said that she will go ahead with the plan on 28 April.
After entering Trimbakeshwar temple, Trupti Desai to lead movement for equal rights at Mumbai's Haji Ali on 28 April
Women on Thursday morning were permitted entry to the Trimbakeshwar temple here
Debunking 400-year-old tradition: On Gudi Padwa, first group of women enter Shani Shingnapur temple and pray
Despite the double the barricades put up by the trustees around the sanctum, men forced their way into Shani temple to offer prayers on Gudi Padwa.
Trupti Desai lashes out at Devendra Fadnavis, threatens to file FIR against him if not allowed entry into Shani Shingnapur temple
Upset over not being allowed to enter the sacred platform of the Shani temple, Bhumata Brigade leader said she would file an FIR against Devendra Fadnavis
Bombay High Court observed in the Shani Shingnapur temple case that according to state law, a person who prohibits another from entering a place of worship can be jailed
Located 30 km from Nashik town and 160 km from Pune, Trimbak town has been turned into a fortress in view of the country-wide terror alert and also because of the huge flow of devotees.
Shani Shingnapur agitation: Bhumata Brigade's Trupti Desai gets threat letter warning her of Dabholkar-like fate
The Bhumata Brigade head made it clear that although she has filed a police complaint she does not want a security detail accompanying her.
A day after police foiled the plan of 400 women activists to defy a centuries-old ban on females entering sacred sanctum at Shani Shingnapur temple in Ahmednagar, Gram Sabha at the village where the shrine is located on Wednesday passed a resolution condemning Bhumata Brigade.