Travancore Devaswom Board to meet Friday to find amicable solution to Sabarimala row

PAMBA: Amid mounting exclaim in Kerala against the entry of females of menstrual age into Sabarimala temple, the Travancore Devaswom Board will meet Friday in Thiruvananthapuram to hunt down an amicable resolution to the row.
Forward of the assembly, the TDB, which administers the hill shrine, Thursday said it used to be ready for any vogue of compromise to total the stand-off.
TDB president A Padmakumar said the board has continually taken a stand that it used to be ready for any vogue of compromise to total the exclaim and lift normalcy.
“We must no longer for any politics over the topic,” he told newshounds right here.
Looking for to realize out to devotees opposing entry of females of all age groups, he asked if the protests would discontinue if the TDB files a review plea within the Supreme Court docket against its verdict.
The assembly is being held after consensuseluded a crucial assembly of stakeholders called by the board final week to net to the bottom of the terrified field of entry of females of all age groups into the shrine within the wake of the apex courtroom judgment.
Nonetheless, TDB, which manages over 1,200 temples within the articulate, at the side of the Lord Ayyappa Temple, had said talks with the stakeholders would continue to hunt down a resolution.
Final week’s assembly attended by varied stakeholders of the shrine, at the side of temple tantri (head priest), the Pandalam royal family, ‘Ayyappa Seva Samajam’ and ‘Yoga Kshema Sabha’, had did no longer approach at an agreement as the TDB caught to its stand of no longer going for a review plea.
Representatives of the Pandalam royal family had walked out as TDB refused to concede their inquire to recall a choice on submitting the review plea Tuesday itself.
Nonetheless, the TDB president had said the assembly used to be no longer a “failure” and the board wanted to resolve the topic and saunter forward with the talks with the of us concerned over again.
The Sabarimala temple, located on the mountain ranges of the ecologically fragile Western Ghats, opened the day before this present day for the first time after the unique apex courtroom bellow, allowing entry of females of all age groups there.
The shrine will discontinuance on October 22 after the five-day month-to-month puja for the length of the Malayalam month of Thulam.