Sabarimala Riots: 1 Dead, 750 Arrested, 130 Injured
We have heard that 2 women entered Sabarimala shrine, and no one stopped them. But now, the right-wing activist called for a strike and it has become huge riots across Kerala.
More than 750 were arrested for attacking shops and police. A person named Chandran Unnithan was attacked by CPM workers and died.
They used homemade bombs and stones to attack the streets. The strike was called by an umbrella organization of right-wing groups and Antarrashtriya Hindu Parishad, called Sabarimala Karma Samithi.
The strike turned violent in many places like Kozhikode, Kannur Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, and Malappuram, which made police use batons and water cannons.
Even BJP persons suffered Knife wounds when they tried to shut down a restaurant in Thrissur.
CM Pinarayi Vijayan blamed BJP and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh for encouraging violence and calling for the strike.