Guruvayur: Special rites will be performed at the Guruvayur Sreekrishna temple from Wednesday to make amends for a cigarette butt having reportedly been found in ‘prasadam.’ Sources in the Guruvayur Devaswom said that a devotee lodged a complaint that a cigarette butt was found in ‘Appam’ he had received from the temple.

“The evidence he gave was convincing,” an official said. The penitential rites, including 11 pujas and 11 ‘Sheeveli,’ will be performed from Wednesday. This will lead to changes in Wednesday’s ‘darshan’ timings.

— Staff Reporter