Kerala transgender couple changes wedding location after temple rejects invitation

Norham Krishna and Advika were in a relationship for some time and wanted to marry in the Thiru-Kachamkurissi temple . The temple official said they asked them to discuss the couples gender with the top officials .

Palakkad: The suspected refusal of permission to solomnise the wedding of a transgender couple in a temple in Kerala ignited a row in the district, as several members of the marginalized community criticised the temple's leadership.Norham Krishna and Advika, were in a relationship for some time and wanted to marry in the Thiru-Kachamkurissi temple, according to their friends.The temple's chief refused the invitation, but rather advised A temple official told PTI that the couple belonged to the transgender community and that they did not understand them at the time.He said they asked them to discuss the couple's gender with the top officials, and that the board chairman and other people were present.We have no right to take an independent decision in such a case, we asked them to speak with the higher officials.But, they did not turn up, according to the temple official, who does not wish to be named.

But, in this situation, they denied admittance in the name of the race.According to PTI, we all agree that every one of us in this universe is the Almighty's creation.How can the temple administration prevent the couple from entering the abode of the God by referencing their gender?

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