Just wanted to pray, not chase history, say women who defied temple ban in India

ANI Kochi, Alappuzha, Kerala, India Jan 10, 2019, 07:16 PM(IST)

An iron-clad will along with the backing of the Supreme Court helped Kanaka Durga and Bindu Ammini enter the Sabarimala Hindu temple in southern India, in defiance of an ancient ban on females of menstruating age entering the hill shrine. The two women to breach the ban arrived in an ambulance with a plainclothes police escort last week and went in through a side gate without any devotees noticing.

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