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Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Travelling to Sabarimala temple will get easier; Kerala Cabinet approves airport at Cheruvally Estate

Thiruvananthapuram: It's good news for pilgrims visiting the famed Ayyappa Temple in Sabarimala.

The Kerala Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday gave its nod for a Airport at Cheruvally Estate of Harrisons Plantations in Erumely.

The greenfield airport will be located at Kanjirappally Taluk in Kottayam district and cater to lakhs of devotees who visit the famous hill shrine.

The airport will be constructed on 2,263 acres of land.

Initially, the government had decided to establish an airport at Aranmula in Pathanamthitta.

Sabarimala Sree Dharma Sastha Temple, dedicated to Lord Ayyappa, is the most famous and prominent among all the Sastha temples in Kerala. The temple is situated on a hilltop (about 3000 feet above sea level) named Sabarimala in Pathanamthitta district, which is unique in many respects.

Source:-Zeenews

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