Control rooms have been opened for the Mandalakala season at temporary halting areas of Sabarimala pilgrims at Sathram, Vandiperiyar and Pulmedu. Telecom facilities and arrangements for camping will also be provided. The control rooms will function under a Circle Inspector and there will be dog squad of the police department. Kattappana Dy.SP. K.M. Jijimon said that arrangements will be reviewed routinely to prevent any lapses. —A Correspondent

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