Special Correspondent

Thiruvananthapuram: The Guruvayur Devaswom Managing Committee has been reorganised with the nomination of Thottathil Ravindran, A.V. Chandran (representative of the Guruvayoor Devaswom employees), A.M. Gopalan, K.V. Babu and T.R. Harry by the Hindu members of the Ministry. The scion of the Zamorin family, the head of Mallisseri Illam and the Tantri of the temple are the permanent members of the committee. Though the term of the committee ended on March 1, it could not be recast because of the Model Code of Conduct for elections. The Additional Chief Secretary K. Jayakumar and Secretary for Culture and Tourism V. Venu have been appointed Chief Commissioners to discharge the functions of the Travancore and Cochin Devaswom Boards, respectively.

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