Mumbai: The Sabarimala temple in Kerala will reopen from 14 June for the monthly worship and festival of devotees.
The temple will be open for five-day monthly rituals in the Malayalam month, beginning June 15. Sabarimala Festival on 19-28 Devasom Minister Kadakampally Surendran said a virtual queue system has been put in which 200 people will be allowed to register in an hour.
To avoid the crowds, only 50 devotees will be allowed to come in front of the temple.
Before entering the premises, people will be scanned in Pampa and Sannidhanam. As a precaution, people have been asked to wear masks, and hygiene will be taken care of at regular intervals.
In particular, no accommodation will be provided to devotees in Sabarimala.
According to the Devasom Minister, the administration has created two slots for the temple visit – 4 am to 1 pm and 4 pm to 11 pm.
In addition, vehicles will only be allowed up to Pampa. People coming from other states are required to register on the official COVID Jagrata Pass Registration Portal. In addition, Appam and Arvana will be provided only through online booking.
Also, devotees coming from other states must upload the lab certificate of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) as proof that they are not infected with the deadly infection.
(With Agency Inputs)