Pathanamthitta : The Devaswom Board has demanded the withdrawal of the police restraint at Sannidhanam. Restrictions on devotees, including the barricades have caused a lot of trouble for the pilgrims. The restrictions by the police are affecting revenue. Do not stop the Appam and Aravana distribution. Devaswom Board president A Padimakumar said that despite the DGP assurance that control over the Sannidhanam is delayed.
The Devaswom Board has also criticized the Forest Department. The board complained that the regulation by the Forest Department is making things difficult for traders, as the forest department restricts to sell soft drinks and biscuits in the plastic container. The Board has proposed to change this.The Devaswom Board said that, scheme can be implemented in which traders will start collecting such plastics containers.