The Motor Vehicles Department has warned pilgrims on their way to Sabarimala not to travel to Sabarimala in goods vehicles and autorickshaws that had permits only to ply to places outside Pathanamthitta district.

No insurance cover

In a press release here, the Deputy Commissioner, South Zone, pointed out that those travelling in such vehicles would not get insurance coverage if they met with accidents while proceeding to Sabarimala via Pampa.