Kerala All Prepared for Sabarimala ‘Makaravilaku’

Published on: 15 Jan, 2013
Published under: General Kerala News

Jan 13 2013
Sabarimala

Two years after a stampede killed 100 pilgrims at the famed Hindu temple here, authorities are determined to ensure that the event passes off peacefully Monday.The ‘Makaravilaku’ day falls tomorrow when a celestial light is seen on the horizon. Its sighting is considered auspicious.The Sabarimala temple is situated on the Western Ghat ranges, four kilometers uphill from Pamba river in Pathanamthitta district in central Kerala.

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told IANS that he was on his way to the foothills of the temple town to oversee all arrangements.”Police are making every effort to see that the crowd control measures are in place. We will make ensure a smooth pilgrimage,” he said.

Source– http://www.newstrackindia.com/newsdetails/2013/01/13/224–Kerala-all-set-for-Sabarimala-Makaravilaku-.html

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