Thiruvananthapuram : Kerala Minister for Devasom V.S. Sivakumar Monday ordered a probe into reports that the daughter of the Sabarimala temple priest (melshanti) entered the temple complex flouting a ban on the entry of women.
The rules of the famed Hindu temple at Sabarimala, situated on the Western Ghat ranges, four km uphill from Pampa in Pathanamthitta district, bar entry of women aged between 10 and 50 years into the temple complex.
The minister said Travancore Devasom Board secretary K.R. Jyothilal would conduct the probe and submit the report at the earliest.