Posted by on January 5, 2019 9:11 pm
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UK tells holidaymakers to ‘remain vigilant’ amid simmering row about women’s access to Sabarimala shrine in Kerala

Britain has warned tourists visiting the southern Indian state of Kerala to be vigilant and avoid large crowds after sporadic violence in recent days over the admission of women to one of Hinduism’s holiest temples.

In updated travel advice, the Foreign Office advised UK nationals in Kerala, popular with tourists particularly at this time of year, to “monitor media reports closely, remain vigilant and avoid large public gatherings”.

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