KERALA

Temple closed

PATHANAMTHITTA, AUG. 21. The Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple was closed after the five-day monthly pooja in the Malayalam month of `Chingon' this evening. The melsanthi, Gosala Vishnu Vasudevan, closed the sanctum sanctorum after the Athazha pooja. The temple will reopen on August 26.