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Tensions high in Kerala as Hindu temple opens gates to women

Protests intensify around Sabarimala shrine after India’s supreme court overturns banA standoff is under way in the south Indian state of Kerala, where mainly female protesters are attempting to stop other women from entering the Sabarimala temple.On Wednesday, the Hindu shrine will open its gates for the first time since 28 September, after the supreme court struck down an entry ban on women of menstruating age. The judges ruled the ban against girls and women aged between 10 and 50 as discriminatory and,

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