After the central government guidelines, religious places of worship were supposed to reopen today on June 8, but the state government and the temple administration have decided not to open Kerala’s Padmanabha Swami Temple till June 30. Earlier, the temple administration had asked people to fill an online form but now has changed their decision on the same.
Many devotees who were waiting to visit famous Kerala’s Padmanabha Swami Temple are disappointed with the state government as they have decided not to open the temple till June 30 until further notice. It was supposed to reopen on Monday that is today with other temples and worship places across the country.
Kerala’s Padmanabha Swami Temple not to open till June 30
It should be noted that Kerala’s Padmanabha Swami Temple was closed on March 25 with the nationwide lockdown due to the novel coronavirus and now will remain closed till June end. The step has been taken by the administration to save people from the corona infection spreading in the state. However, the reentry of devotees for darshan will be decided by the end of the month till then Kerala’s Padmanabha Swami Temple will witness no visitors.
Apart from Padmanabha Swami Temple, many temples, churches, mosques, and gurudwara’s opened today with new guidelines that are mandatory for devotees. India’s famous temple Sri Venkateswara reopened today after 70 days with new government orders.
Furthermore, Tirumala temple will reopen on June 11 for devotees, and a maximum of 6000 visitors will be allowed in a day. The coronavirus has forced the government to take such decisions, so that risk of spreading the virus is nill.