The indefinite strike is called by the workers unions affiliated to both ruling parties and opposition parties.
The protesters were mainly from the neighbouring states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
Kerala Governor. P. Sathasivam ,CM Pinarayi Vijayan, State Ministers, MPs and MLAs were present in the inaugural function.
The BJP state secretary was arrested on charges in connection with the violent protest in Sabarimala over the entry of women of all ages to the temple.
Kanakadurga, who rewrote the history as she became the first women of menstruating age to offer prayers at the shrine of Lord Ayyapa at Sabarimla Temple was attacked by her mother-in-law.
The SC will not consider the plea as Justice Indu Malhotra, one of the judges in the bench is on medical leave.
Hundreds and thousands of devotees reached Ayyappa temple to witness the celestial star.
The devotees will witness the “Makarajyothi” in the place.
The accident occurred around 1:30 pm on Saturday.
Ramesh Chennithala was speaking after inaugurating the one day hunger strike staged by UDF leaders.