By: PTI | Sabarimala |
October 17, 2020 11:48:24 am
Raji Kumar M N Namboothiri was chosen as Chief Priest of the adjoining Malikappuram Devi temple.V Ok Jayarajan Potti was on Saturday appointed ‘Melsanthi'(Chief Priest) of the Lord Ayyappa temple right here for one 12 months from November 16, when the Mandala Puja season commences.
Raji Kumar M N Namboothiri was chosen as Chief Priest of the adjoining Malikappuram Devi temple.
The picks have been made by drawing heaps from a panel of monks shortlisted after interviews carried out by the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), which manages the hill shrine.
They will take over as Chief Priests on November 16, on the eve of the 41-day Mandala season ranging from the month of Vrishchikam of Malayalam calendar,TDB sources stated.
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