Guruvayoor : Tension at Sabarmala have direct impact in the ratio of devotees visiting temple. Today on the occasion of Ekadashi only a very few people came to Guruvayoor in previous years the rush to the temple was uncontrollable, as per the calculation less than only half the devotees visited Guruvayoor today.
On special days Guruvayoor used to be a place which gets flooded with devotees around. Besides that in this time of the year, Ayyappas also pay a visit to Guruvayoor. As per the current situation, flow of people from districts other than Thrissur, to Guruvayoor, decreased drastically. The income of the temple had also declined about a crore than previous years says Guruvayoor Devaswom Board.