ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By K Rajasekharan Nayar

A Perilous Pilgrimage

Massive footfalls at pilgrim towns increase the risk of major accidents and disrupt the local ecology. The Kerala state government’s plan to make the Sabarimala temple town a national pilgrim centre, that includes devising a mass gathering and safe pilgrimage policy for pilgrims thronging the hill shrine, could serve as a model for the development of other pilgrim centres.