Changes in Temple Rituals Opposed by Devaswoms

  • Representatives of devaswom boards and tantris have unanimously opposed changes in temple rituals.
  • They condemned the cases registered against board presidents and members for parading elephants, displaying fireworks, and using public address system as part of temple festivals.
  • Travancore Devaswom Board president Prayar Gopalakrishnan said the issue of giving access to women at Sabarimala was not discussed since it was pending at the Supreme Court.