Guruvayur ⬤ The Devaswom Administrative Committee has appointed a three-member committee to conduct a domestic inquiry against Ramannamboodiri at the Guruvayur temple under Keezhanthi. He was not allowed to perform the Nithya Pooja and the Nithyanidana at the temple, claiming that he had illegally entered the temple in violation of the rules and regulations of the temple as per the instructions of the temple during the non-working hours of the lockdown from April 8 to 12 and had delayed the offering of the noon pooja. Based on the preliminary investigation report submitted by the temple manager and the DA, and the CCTV footage.
Following the dismissal of all the allegations in the chargesheet by Raman Namboothiri, the Board appointed three-member Home Investigation Officers, chaired by Adv. Investigators have been asked to complete the process and submit a report within a month. Raman Namboothiri, who had been suspended since April 13 in the wake of the allegations, was directed by the governing body to return to the Keezhanthi temple subject to disciplinary action. The meeting was chaired by Adv. B. Mohandas presided. Board members Mallissery Parameswaran Namboothiri, K Ajith (X MLA), EPR Veshala, KV Shaji, AV Prashanth and Administrator SV Shishir were present.