The Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple will not open until June 30. The decision to reopen tomorrow was withdrawn. Meanwhile, sanitation works in the shrines of Kerala which are due to open tomorrow are in the final stages. The sanctuaries are being opened in strict compliance with government directives including social distance. Many shrines have been decided not to open immediately, even if the government permits. Restrictions on Kshatras under the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and the Temple Protection Committee will continue. She alleged that the government’s decision was aimed at revenues and did not consult with Hindu organizations.
Devotees will be allowed entry in most temples of Kerala from tomorrow. Visits to temples are arranged in strict observance of the government directives. There will be no amenities, including a clock room. The names of the visioners will be collected. Admission to the Thiruvananthapuram Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple will be controlled by a virtual queue system. The vision is from 8.15 am to 11.15 am and 4.15 pm to 6.30 pm. Guruvayoor Temple has a token system for darshan. The vision is from 9.30 am to 1.30 am.
The Syro-Malabar Church has decided that the Archdiocese of Ernakulam, Angamaly and Changanacherry should not be opened. Churches of the Latin diocese of Kollam will not be open till 13th. Malayattoor Kurisumudi pilgrimage will not be till 30. But the Jacobite Church will open tomorrow. The Orthodox Church will decide whether to open the Parumala church to the believers. The plan is to open up the pilgrimage to Parumala Thirumeni.
Kanthapuram AP says mosques won’t be opened in cities Abu Bakr Musaliyar said. Mosques in Thrissur, Kochi and West Kochi will not be open till 30. The mosque in Malappuram district will not be opened tomorrow. Mampuram Makham, Maudin Grand Mosque, Trivandrum Palayam, Kozhikode Palayam, Pattalappally and Kasaragod Malik Dinar Mosques will not be opened.