The Pandalam palace managing committee (PPMC) has selected Hrishikesh Varma, 6, of Kulanada Kaippuzha Mundackal Palace and Keerthana Varma, 9, of Kulanada Kaippuzha Naithalloor Koickal Palace, to draw the lots to select the new Sabarimala Melsanthi and the Malikappuram Melsanthi respectively at a ceremony at Sabarimala on October 17.