Another anti-Hindu diktat of court and Kerala government duo led to force stoppage of manufacturing of Appam prasadam at holy Sabarimala temple.
With the current stock of Appam remained only at 80,000 packets at devaswom godowns, the pilgrims will have to go without the prasadam from Monday.
“Appam and Aravana” are the two major prasadam of Sabarimala Sree Ayyappa Temple. This delicious payasam is also name as ” Nei Payasam” and “Kadum Payasam”.
As the order issued by the executive magistrate on Sunday on the basis of a Supreme Court order of 2015 restricting the use of rice offering by devotees kept in the “irumudi” for appam production, the devaswom authorities are forced to stop manufacturing the prasadam.
Ayyappa Seva Sangham condemned the order:
The Akhila Bharatha Ayyappa Seva Sangham has condemned the order of the executive magistrate and said that this limitation at the last leg of pilgrimage season. This diktat will hurt the religious sentiment of lakhs of people.
The Travancore Devaswom Board should act immediately against the order in the larger interests of the pilgrims, he said.