New Delhi, Oct 25 (PTI) Kerala Governor P Sathasivam Thursday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed with him the prevailing situation in the southern state which has witnessed violent incidents following the Supreme Court verdict allowing women of menstrual age to offer prayers at the Sabarimala temple, officials said. Also Read - Metro Man E Sreedharan to be BJP's CM Candidate in Kerala Assembly Elections

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During the 20-minute meeting, the governor discussed the situation in Kerala in the wake of the Supreme Court order on the Sabarimala temple, a home ministry official said. Also Read - Kerala Sets up 'Sanitiser Booths' at Schools For Safety of Students as Classes Resume

Cracking the whip on the protesters, police have arrested 1,400 people, who took part in the demonstrations across the state against entry of women in the 10-50 age group into the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala.

State police chief Loknath Behera Thursday said the arrests were made in the last two days and 440 cases registered in connection with violent incidents following the supreme court verdict.

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