Koonathara Theeyannur Sreedharan Namboodiri, 54, was on Friday selected as the new Melsanthi of the Guruvayur Sreekrishna Temple.
He was selected by a draw of lots at the temple from candidates shortlisted for the post. Tanthri Chennas Vasudevan Namboodirpad and Guruvayur Devaswom Chairman T.V. Chandramohan were present on the occasion.
The six-month term of the new Melsanthi begins on April 1. — Special Correspondent