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Sabarimala row: Protesters attack house of controversial activist on temple trek

Controversial activist Fathmia hit the headlines some time back after she posed bare-breasted with watermelons to register her protest against the sexist and derogatory remarks against women by a professor

india Updated: Oct 19, 2018 13:46 IST
Ramesh Babu
Ramesh Babu
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
Police officers stand outside the ransacked house of Rehana Fathima, who made an attempt to enter Sabarimala temple which traditionally bars the entry of women of menstrual age, in Kochi, on October 19, 2018.
Police officers stand outside the ransacked house of Rehana Fathima, who made an attempt to enter Sabarimala temple which traditionally bars the entry of women of menstrual age, in Kochi, on October 19, 2018.(Reuters)
         

The house of activist Rehana Fathima, one of the two women attempting to enter the Sabarimala temple, was attacked Friday morning.

Two unidentified bike borne people attacked her house in Kochi and threw stones. (Follow live updates here)

In March this year, 31-year-old Fathmia hit the headlines some time back after she posed bare-breasted with watermelons to register her protest against the sexist and derogatory remarks against women by a professor in Kozhikode. She was also associated with the kiss of love movement.

First Published: Oct 19, 2018 09:42 IST