Sabarimala Row: Kerala Strike Continues, State Dons Deserted Look

India | Associated Press | January 3, 2019, 4:48 pm
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 A view of the main bus terminus after the bus schedules were cancelled during a general strike in state capital Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. (Image: AP)
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A view of the main bus terminus after the bus schedules were cancelled during a general strike in state capital Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. (Image: AP)

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 A road stands deserted during a strike call by Sabarimala Karma Samithi, an umbrella organization of Hindu groups, in Thiruvananthapuram. (Image: AP)
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A road stands deserted during a strike call by Sabarimala Karma Samithi, an umbrella organization of Hindu groups, in Thiruvananthapuram. (Image: AP)

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 Police attend to a medical emergency at the main train station during a general strike in state capital Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. (Image: AP)
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Police attend to a medical emergency at the main train station during a general strike in state capital Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. (Image: AP)

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 Commuters are transported on a police van after the bus schedules were cancelled during a general strike in state capital Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. (Image: AP)
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Commuters are transported on a police van after the bus schedules were cancelled during a general strike in state capital Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. (Image: AP)

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 A man walks past closed shops during a general strike in state capital Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The strike was called by political and Hindu groups to protest the entry of two women Wednesday at Sabarimala temple, one of India's largest Hindu pilgrimage sites that had been forbidden to females between the ages of 10 and 50, sparking protests across a southern state, with police firing tear gas at several places to break up stone-throwing protesters, police said. (Image: AP)
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A man walks past closed shops during a general strike in state capital Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The strike was called by political and Hindu groups to protest the entry of two women Wednesday at Sabarimala temple, one of India's largest Hindu pilgrimage sites that had been forbidden to females between the ages of 10 and 50, sparking protests across a southern state, with police firing tear gas at several places to break up stone-throwing protesters, police said. (Image: AP)

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 Policemen stand guard during a march by Bharatiya Janata Party activists as part of a strike call by Sabarimala Karma Samithi, an umbrella organization of Hindu groups, in Thiruvananthapuram. (Image: AP)
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Policemen stand guard during a march by Bharatiya Janata Party activists as part of a strike call by Sabarimala Karma Samithi, an umbrella organization of Hindu groups, in Thiruvananthapuram. (Image: AP)

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 Stranded passengers wait at the main train station during a general strike in state capital Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. (Image: AP)
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Stranded passengers wait at the main train station during a general strike in state capital Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. (Image: AP)

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 Passengers arrive at the main bus terminus to find a general strike in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. (Image: AP)
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Passengers arrive at the main bus terminus to find a general strike in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. (Image: AP)

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 A bus driver reads newspaper sitting inside a bus at the main bus terminus during a general strike in state capital Thiruvananthapuram. (Image: AP)
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A bus driver reads newspaper sitting inside a bus at the main bus terminus during a general strike in state capital Thiruvananthapuram. (Image: AP)

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 A view of a deserted road outside the main bus terminus during a general strike in state capital Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. (Image: AP)
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A view of a deserted road outside the main bus terminus during a general strike in state capital Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. (Image: AP)

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 Policemen stand guard during a march by Bharatiya Janata Party activists as part of a strike call by Sabarimala Karma Samithi, an umbrella organization of Hindu groups, in Thiruvananthapuram. (Image: AP)
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Policemen stand guard during a march by Bharatiya Janata Party activists as part of a strike call by Sabarimala Karma Samithi, an umbrella organization of Hindu groups, in Thiruvananthapuram. (Image: AP)

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