Thiruvanandapuram : Aswathi Tirunal Gowri Lakshmi Bhai stated that she supports panthalam palace on its claim in the covenant. As per the covenant the devaswom board only has the right to protect the temples and its wealth. She added that she supports the devotees in their prayer protest. It is for first time a memeber of the Travancore Royal family responded to the covenant concerns. Aswathi Tirunal Gowri Lakshmi Bhai was attending to a private function at Panthalam, she clarified her stand while meeting with the rest of the family members.
CM declaring the TDB as the sole owner of Sabarimala is when Panthalam Royal family come with their claim for the temple. Considering the truth about the covenant Travancore Royal family is in support of Panthalam Royal family, mentioned Aswathi Tirunal Gowri Lakshmi Bhai, a member of Travancore Royal bloodline.