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The hartal , announced on short notice, left commuters stranded in different parts of the state. The temple opened its doors at 5 p.m. on Friday for two months. They continued with the chants even after being requested, forcing the police to take action and forcefully evict them. Security has been heightened for Vijayan , who has official engagements in Kozhikode.
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