The term of the managing committee of the Guruvayur Devaswom ended on Tuesday. Addressing a press meet here on Tuesday, outgoing chairman Thottathil Ravindran announced a recent decision of the committee to extend the facilities of each Udayasthamana Pooja to 10 devotees with effect from January 1, 2012. “Currently, the facility of each pooja is extended only to one devotee. The pooja will be performed every Tuesday and Friday. The charges will be reduced from Rs.60,000 to Rs.30,000 a pooja,” he said. The term of each managing committee is two years. — Special Correspondent

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