Plea to lift prohibition on elephant parade at Sabarimala
Panthalam Kottara Nirvahaka Sanghom and Revathi Nal P. Ramavarma Raja, Valiya Raja of Pandalam Palace on Wednesday moved the Kerala High Court looking to audit its choice to stop elephant parade at Sabarimala amid Makaravilakku celebration.
The court restricted the celebration on a suo motu continuing started by it taking after the passing of an explorer after an elephant ran amok. As indicated by the petitioners, Makaravilakku is the most important celebration of Sabarimala and it has been praised generally. The ezhunnallathu of Lord Ayyappa on an elephant, which begins from the Manimandapam, is the most vital standard service of the celebration. Every one of the customs and points of reference, which have been taken after for quite a long time, ought to be protected regarding the Pandalam castle and Sabarimala sanctuary, with no change, the petitioners said.