BSNL has transferred activist Rehana Fathima who tried to enter the Sabarimala sanctum with police protection, reports The New Indian Express.
She is reportedly being transferred to Ravipuram branch Kochi, and BSNL is reported to have to conduct an internal enquiry. Various reports have suggested that more disciplinary action will follow.
The activist was posted as a telephone mechanic in Kochi boat jetty branch of the government undertaking till recently, has now been given a post that does not involve any relations with the public.
The police had earlier registered a case against Rehana on Sunday (21 October) over her social media post for hurting religious sentiments. She was also expelled from Muslim Community by the Jama-ath council in Kerala hurting the feelings of lakhs of Hindu devotees.
Fathima, along with a woman journalist from Hyderabad had tried to enter the Ayyappa shrine despite ardent protests by devotees against the Supreme Court verdict. She however could not enter the shrine and the Kerala Dewaswom Minister had subsequently called out the ‘activists’ saying that a temple is no place for such activities.
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