T M Unnikrishnan Namboothiri new Sabarimala Melsanthi
T M Unnikrishnan Namboothiri has been selected as the Melsanthi (head Priest) of Sabarimala Temple for the coming pilgrimage season.
M E Manukumar is the new Melsanthi of Malikappuram Temple. The head priests were chosen through a draw held in front of the Sanctum Sanctorum of the respective temples after UshaPooja on 17/10/2016.
Unnikrishnan Namboothiri belongs to Thekkumparampath Mana at Cherppulassery in Palakkad. He is the head priest of Cherppulassery Ayyappan Kovil. Manukumar belongs to Puthumana Illam at Changanassery.
T M Unnikrishnan Namboothiri M E Manukumar