The Special Commissioner appointed by Kerala High Court, M. Rajendran Nair, has stressed the need for better coordination among various government agencies and the Travancore Board (TDB) at Sabarimala. Mr. Nair was addressing a meeting of various department heads at Sannidhanam on Thursday. The authorities should enforce ban on begging. They should ensure that accidents do not take place. TDB should provide drinking water and food for pilgrims waiting inside the barricades, he said. — Staff Reporter

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