Malappuram: Kanakadurga's husband Krishnanunni refused to take his wife back home after she was discharged from the hospital. It is reported that Kanakadurga was undergoing treatment at Perinthalmanna taluk hospital after her mother-in-law allegedly attacked her on January 16. 

Meanwhile, Perinthalmanna police have registered a case against Kanakadurga, who allegedly attacked her mother-in-law. After her mother-in-law, Sumathi, came forward and filed a case against her daughter-in-law claiming that Kanakadurga had attacked her on January 16.

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The police had asked Krishnanunni to take her home after she was discharged from the hospital. However, he refused to take her home. Following this incident, the police intervened and provided temporary shelter for her at One Stop Centre, a temporary shelter for aggrieved women. 

Relatives of Kanakadurga had rejected her soon after she trekked to Sabarimala. 

Bharathbhushan, brother of Kanakadurga slammed Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan over his sister's visit to Sabarimala shrine on January 2. Bharathbhushan participated in Ayyappa Bhakta Sangamam programme, which was organised by the BJP, Sabarimala Karma Samithi and other Sangh Parivar outfits.

Bharathbhushan apologised publicly in the Ayyappa Bhakta Sangamam programme for his sister's "brutal act" of hurting Ayyappa devotees' sentiments. He also alleged that CPI(M) and Pinarayi Vijayan are behind the entry of women of menstruating age into Sabarimala. He said that CPI(M) party workers were behind this conspiracy, which was headed by Vijayan. He also said in the event that Kanakadurga had attacked her mother-in-law after reaching home.

Kanakadurga entered the Sabarimala shrine on January 2. This triggered a series of mass protests in the state and caused a state-wide hartal. Meanwhile, on January 18,  the Supreme Court directed the Kerala government to provide 24x7 police protection for Bindu and Kanakadurga, the two women of menstruating age, who trekked to Sabarimala and entered the temple.